menstruation

It is an Issue, Period!

Yes, it’s an emergency! By Arfa Shahid Here’s the thing about menstruation—it hurts. Period cramps are uncomfortable for women in general, but for those diagnosed with dysmenorrhea, the pain is debilitating and cramps leave you doubled over, unable to move. For many, it directly impacts their everyday activity. Dysmenorrhea is often accompanied by menorrhagia—extremely heavy

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Why Menstrual Hygiene Matters

By Georgia Chambers LONDON, May 26 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – In total, women spend around six to seven years of their lives menstruating. For women and girls to live healthy, productive and dignified lives, they must have access to toilets, water, soap and sanitary towels, development experts say. Yet too often their needs are being

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