Category Archives: Environmenstrual

SCHOOL GUIDELINES FOR PERIOD PRODUCTS MAY NEED AN OVERHAUL

Environmenstrual Coalition raises concerns with Department for Education over its advice to schools on how pupils should use reusable menstrual products. In an open letter, businesses, organisations and charities are urging the Department for Education to amend their advice given to schools on how pupils should use reusable menstrual products.

PERIOD EDUCATION PROGRAMME

Did you know that Tampax and Lil Lets give free menstrual education in schools? Wen thinks it’s pretty dodgy that corporations that profit from disposable menstrual products are in charge of educating young people about their menstrual health. Often boys are left out of the discussion and details of correct disposal and reusable alternatives are…

HOW EFFECTIVE ARE MENSTRUAL CAMPAIGNS IN REACHING BAME WOMEN?

Mainstream activism into women’s menstrual experiences place ‘women’ as a standalone category and does not take into consideration minority women’s intersecting identities or their socioeconomic status. Research shows the BAME community are the most vulnerable and excluded segment of society. This means they are at higher risk of period poverty, menstrual stigmatization, and underrepresentation in discussions regards to menstrual health issues