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Menstrual Hygiene, Human Rights, and Gender Equality – A Focus on the Global South

Menstrual Hygiene, Human Rights, and Gender Equality – A Focus on the Global South

Scholars and practitioners from the fields of human rights and water and sanitation will discuss menstrual hygiene from the perspective of gender equality on June 4th at the  21st Biennial Conference of the Society for Menstrual Cycle Research at The Center for Women’s Health and Human Rights, June 4-6, 2015, Suffolk University, Boston. Human Rights in the Private Sphere:...
How do women’s menstrual beliefs impact their contraceptive decision-making?

How do women’s menstrual beliefs impact their contraceptive decision-making?

I’m looking forward to chairing this panel presentation exploring the intersections of contraception and menstrual health beliefs on Friday morning, June 5th, at the 21st Biennial Conference of the Society for Menstrual Cycle Research at The Center for Women’s Health and Human Rights, June 4-6, 2015, Suffolk University, Boston.  The conference theme is Menstrual Health and Reproductive Justice: Human...
Period Revolution — How Period Apps are Changing Women’s Health

Period Revolution — How Period Apps are Changing Women’s Health

Guest Post by Dr. Lara Briden My new book Period Repair Manual begins with some warm words about Period Apps. I’m talking about the smart phone applications that let us tap in data about our period start date, bleed duration, and symptoms such as spotting, breast tenderness, and mood. Of course we could always do the same thing with old-fashioned...

Coming off Depo-Provera can be a woman’s worst nightmare

re-blogging re:Cycling In celebration of our fifth anniversary, we are republishing some of our favorite posts. This post by Laura Wershler originally appeared April 4, 2012, and has received nearly 600 comments. To avoid confusion, we have closed comments on this re-post.   Need proof that women are sometimes desperate for information and support when it comes to quitting...
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