Menstrual Health Awareness

Period Poverty Is A Crime Against Women.

Reading Time: 4 minutes And in Kenya, over 65% of girls still cannot afford this. Over 37% of the general population lives on less than 134ksh a day ,where is the money for pads for a household of more than just one girl and multiple expenses of the least of which is school fees, food, water, electricity,among others, supposed to come from? 

WHAT PERIOD SHAME?

Reading Time: 4 minutes But why? Its just blood. Which leads me to question whether the problem isnt that its blood. Its where the blood is coming from, the vagina. Is it considered unclean because its coming from between my legs? The same between my legs that on other days is merited clean enough to even lick?

“Women Don’t Hate Their Period, It’s the Management”. Menstrual Instruments of Choice

Reading Time: 2 minutes Heeey! We are having so much fun with this Month’s theme! We started this month with a discussion of menstrual instruments. We gave you a brief on the evolution of the sanitary pad from that achaic pad made from goat or sheep wool which makes me glad that I was born in this era. While …

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Stress And Menstruation

Reading Time: 2 minutes Not much is known about the relationship between stress and periods. However, stress certainly plays a role in suppressing the functioning of the hypothalamus, which controls the pituitary gland — the body’s master gland — which, in turn, controls the thyroid and adrenal glands and the ovaries; they all work together to manage hormones.

A Sanitary History on The Evolution of Menstrual Pads

Reading Time: < 1 minute A little history lesson of the evolution of the sanitary pad. Pads are the most used menstrual management instruments. They are easy to use and accessible in most places. The current ones we use are made up of synthetic but they were not always like that. References to menstrual pads tell the story of women …

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May is For Menstrual Health Awareness

Reading Time: < 1 minute Hellooooo! And welcome to this month’s topic that we are so excited to delve into. Why this topic, you ask. Well, for starters, it’s a taboo topic! And there’s nothing we love more than taboos. Second, the silence around this topic is too loud! Loud as the pain that more than half of the population …

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