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Broken teeth and shark attacks: 10 period lies - UNICEF Connect (blog)

From curdling milk to shark bites and rotten pickles – menstruating women are a menace to society… if you believe the myths. For hundreds of years, women and girls have been told ridiculous stories about the dangerous super powers they possess when ...and more »

Menstrual Hygiene Day: Discussing hygiene management isn't sufficient - Bangalore Mirror (blog)

By Lakshmi V Menstrual hygiene day is an annual awareness day observed worldwide on May 28, that aims to break taboos and raise awareness about the importance of good menstrual hygiene management (MHM) for women and adolescent girls.and more »

How We Can Fight Period Stigma Around the World - TIME

Pickles will go rotten at your touch. Flowers will die. You are dirty and impure, so you must sleep in the cowshed rather than your own home. These are things girls hear about their periods. Menstruation is a normal biological process that half the ...and more »

On Menstrual Hygiene Day, Here's How To Help Remove Period Stigma - Tech Times

In this day and age, the idea that a normal biological process such as the menstrual cycle can still be enshrouded in misconception, shame, and embarrassment may be difficult to fathom. Yet in many societies, menstruation continues to be surrounded by ...and more »

Period pains: Menstrual Hygiene Day to raise global awareness on how traditions impact education and employment - Equal Times

When 15-year-old Roshani Tiruwa lay down to sleep close to an open fire in a small mud hut last December, she was unaware that the smoke from the fire would suffocate her. Why was such a young girl sleeping alone just metres from her family home?and more »

It's Time To Destigmatize Menstruation, Period - Huffington Post Canada

Austin and Shrida are two members of Plan International Canada's Youth Advisory Council. In recognition of Menstrual Hygiene Day, they asked a few of their fellow council members about their experiences with menstrual health and stigma. When did they ...and more »

'Office spaces must be sensitised about menstruation' - The Indian Express

While movements raising awareness about menstruation are catching pace, a group of working women here called for sensitisation of office spaces when it comes to issues like menstrual hygiene. Speaking at the recently held National Menstrual Conclave, ...and more »

Men take the lead to raise awareness about menstruation - Times of India

When it comes to women's issues, it is generally women who lead from the front. Men are seen as part of the problem, but today, close to 100 men — and bikers at that — will be the beacon and lead from the front to raise awareness about menstruation.and more »

Menstrual Hygiene Day: Switch to reusable menstrual products to save the environment - Hindustan Times

May 28 is World Menstrual Hygiene Day and the world is talking about the significance of menstrual hygiene. Akshay Kumar's next film, Pad Man, which is based on the women's menstrual health, is also in the news now. Let's not forget that disposable ...and more »

Tampax® Donates One Million Tampons to Girls and Women in Need Across the Nation in 30 Days - Business Wire (press release)

CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--In celebration of Menstrual Hygiene Day, Procter & Gamble's leading feminine protection brand Tampax®, is collaborating with 20 social influencers to donate one million tampons to women's charities across the United ...and more »