MENSTRUATION MATTERS

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, Human Rights, and Gender Equality – A Focus on the Global South

Menstrual Hygiene, Human Rights, and Gender Equality – A Focus on the Global South

Scholars and practitioners from the fields of human rights and water and sanitation will discuss menstrual hygiene from the perspective of gender equality on June 4th 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. Human Rights in the Private Sphere:...
Sustainable Cycles: Cross Country Activism and Menstrual Health Education on Bicycles

Sustainable Cycles: Cross Country Activism and Menstrual Health Education on Bicycles

Presenters Sarah Wilson, Ruby Gertz, Rosie Sheb’a, Rachel Horn, Olive Mugalian and Rachel Saudek will present the workshop Sustainable Cycles: Cross Country Activism and Education on Bicycles, 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, USA. Read more about...
What does it really mean to be #LikeAGirl?

What does it really mean to be #LikeAGirl?

As published June 2014, Marie Claire, US edition Always™ and its corporate owner, Procter & Gamble, have been receiving a lot of praise around the interwebs these days for their #LikeAGirl campaign, launched June 26, 2014, with a video produced by Lauren Greenfield. The video has been viewed 37 million times and counting. Last week, HuffPo actually called...
Depo Provera and menstrual management

Depo Provera and menstrual management

Melinda Gates speaking at the London Summit on Family Planning; Photograph courtesy Wikimedia Commons A few weeks back I did an interview with Leslie Botha regarding the distribution of Depo Provera to women in developing countries. Recently Leslie shared with me an email she received from someone working in a family planning clinic in Karnataka, India. He described how he...
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