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Menstrual Health

Breaking “Code Red”: Why Words Matter When Talking About Menstruation

|read original post| The connotations attached to the term “menstruation” are complex and are often rooted in cultures, or they emerge from physiological processes. In some societies, menstruation is completely taboo and people are encouraged to use coded language—words that are used in place of the real words to describe

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Pandemic Periods, published by International Health Policy

|read original post| In the run-up to International Women’s Day 2021, and in light of recent gains made in the global menstrual justice policy space, we present the Pandemic Periods Collective – who are on a mission to elevate the voices of those experiencing period poverty during COVID-19.  As we enter the second year

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