Periods Around The World
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June says it’s time to end the stigma around periods
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End the stigma. Period.
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Can an Orgasm Shorten a Menstrual Cycle?
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#NoMoreLimits: Stop Taboos Around Menstruation
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Easy. Strives To Eliminate the Stigma Around Menstruation
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Doctor Busts Common Myths About Periods
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Putting a Stop to the Stigma Around Menstruation Girls and women are pushing back against period shame, and Generation Z is leading the charge. Shannon Shelton Miller. Menstruation Stigma Must Stop. Period. Jun 05, 2018 by Jill Litman in International Health.
Menstruation. It’s a necessary biological function experienced by half of the global population yet still a dirty word in countries all over the world. The stigma around menstruation is further exemplified by the many euphemisms that exist for the term: “time of the month,”. A group of seven United Nations rights experts issued a clarion call on Tuesday to break the taboo around menstrual health for women and girls that persists in many parts of the world and take.
The stigma created by chhaupadi discourages girls from attending school during menstruation, a factor exacerbated by the fact that many schools lack proper toilets to allow them to manage hygiene during the school day. Governments in Nepal and elsewehere should take the lead in debunking menstruation stigma. Putting an end to period stigma and taboo. breadcrumb navigation: Home / Blogs / Putting an end to period stigma and taboo; It’s part of a much bigger picture, of ending the shame and stigma that girls, women and other menstruators around the world face every month when they get their period. Breaking the Cycle: Meet the People Who Are Fighting to End Period Stigma.
The crimson tide, Aunt Flow, shark week — there are over 5,000 terms for menstruation, cutesy little phrases we’ve. Stigma around menstruation impacts on women’s and girls’ health, rights: UN experts Due to stigma and a lack of sexual education, menstruation knowledge remains limited leaving many girls with negative and ambivalent feelings and experiencing psycho-social stress, which also impacts their ability to learn, said the experts. The Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council (WSSCC) proposes many solutions to make women more comfortable with their bodies, despite the deeply rooted stigma regarding menstruation. First and foremost, says the WSSCC, “Fostering understanding that menstruation is a fact of life.”. Dispelling myths about menstruation is part of a larger conversation that is meant to dismantle the societal stigma that comes with having a period.
Knowing the difference between fact and fiction is a key part of ensuring that the world becomes a safer place in which to bleed. They have also led to cultural taboos, stigma, and shame around menstruation (house et al., 2012), including the belief, prevalent in many cultures, that menstrual blood, and menstruating women themselves, are Putting the men into menstruation: the role of men and boys in community menstrual hygiene management.
List of related literature:
|from The Managed Body: Developing Girls and Menstrual Health in the Global South|
|from On Female Body Experience: “Throwing Like a Girl” and Other Essays|
|from New Blood: Third-Wave Feminism and the Politics of Menstruation|
|from Encyclopedia of Body Image and Human Appearance|
|from The Curse: A Cultural History of Menstruation|
|from Sweetening the Pill: or How We Got Hooked on Hormonal Birth Control|
|from Cherokee Women: Gender and Culture Change, 1700-1835|
|from Joints and Connective Tissues: General Practice: The Integrative Approach Series|
|from For Women Only!: Your Guide to Health Empowerment|
|from Midwifery: Preparation for Practice|