MENSTRUATION MATTERS

Menstrual contagion, men and menstruation, and other menstrual explorations

Menstrual contagion, men and menstruation, and other menstrual explorations

Menstrual musings on period cravings, talking about periods, contagious periods,  communicating about periods, and what men know about periods will be presented in two concurrent sessions at the 21st Biennial Conference of the Society for Menstrual Cycle Research at The Center for Women’s Health and Human Rights, June 4-6, 2015, Suffolk University, Boston.    Examining Menstruation Friday, June...
Menstrual management for women with disabilities, menstrual hygiene taboos, and menstrual cycle awareness

Menstrual management for women with disabilities, menstrual hygiene taboos, and menstrual cycle awareness

These two concurrent sessions address the menstrual-related challenges of women with disabilities, menstrual hygiene taboos and practices around the world,  and the concept of gynaecological self-help at the 21st Biennial Conference of the Society for Menstrual Cycle Research at The Center for Women’s Health and Human Rights, June 4-6, 2015, Suffolk University, Boston.   Menstrual Management, Friday, June...
“Menstrual Hygiene” Explored: Capturing the the Wider Context

“Menstrual Hygiene” Explored: Capturing the the Wider Context

This summer, I bought a new camera. I needed it to snap pictures during a research trip to India where I explored diverse approaches to what’s called in the development sector, Menstrual Hygiene Management (MHM). I chose a sleek, high tech device with a powerful, intuitive zoom. Photo by author In Bangalore, I captured the sweet intimacy of two schoolgirls...

Women Break The Taboo Around Menstruation By Sharing Hilarious Period Reminders

Without endorsing the sites, readers of re:Cycling might be interested/amused by this item from Lauren Braun at BioWink that was received recently by a member of the blog team: Women Break The Taboo Around Menstruation By Sharing Hilarious Period Reminders Menstrual cycles are still a taboo subject, and this discomfort with talking about them results in both misinformation and lack...
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