Busting menstrual myths to help improve health and combat social stigma.
-help you to treat the underlying causes
-help you to feel more in control of your health and well-being
- help you to avoid unnecessary medications, and their possible side effects
Links to tried and tested products that can improve your health & well-being (we don't make any money from this!)
How poor menstruation education has contributed to health-inequalities; shame, lack of knowledge & ill-informed consent
Find out how people with a visual impairment manage their periods and negotiate menstrual stigma
Find out how to keep your vagina and vulva clean and healthy. Hint- NEVER wash inside your vagina!
Guest blog about the double burden of menstrual shame, and lack of adequate period product access/ disposal in the UK.
10 workplace interventions that are more effective and less problematic than menstrual leave
How menstrual leave policies may reflect and contribute to cultures that position women as inferior to men.
Demands for menstrual leave only really make sense in the context of sweatshop labour conditions.
Nine menstrual myths that help make menstrual leave seem like a good idea (even if it really isn't!)
The origins of menstrual leave- as a response to wartime population losses and to secure jobs for returning soldiers.
Our top 10 reasons for saying ‘people who menstruate’ instead of just 'women' when discussing menstrual health
Guest blogger, Elizabeth Goolden, compares the experiences of period poverty and taboos in Uganda and the UK
Significantly improve your hormonal health and wellbeing, without the need for medication (and it's side effects).
Balancing your hormone levels can reduce ill health symptoms, and the side effects of hormonal medication.
The menstruation taboo has led to a gap in medical knowledge on the role of the menstrual cycle in ill health.
The need to consider the role of the menstrual cycle (or hormonal medication) in chronic health issues.