Eighteen percent of girls in Rwanda miss, on average, 35 days of school every year (and up to 50 days of school or work each year) due to their periods and ineffective pads and the embarrassment and ridicule that ensues. [Sustainable Health Enterprises], in effect, builds confidence, education, and income--and even creates jobs for women in the cheap pad-making franchises.
Saturday, December 25, 2010
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It's a common gag that women don't think quite the same they get their period. But according to neuroscientists in Taiwan, in some women menstruation may change the very structure of the brain.
They don't yet know what these changes mean, however.
Tuesday, July 13, 2010
i check it every could years (the angry thread) because it offers so much insight into how women variously feel about their bodies and society.
Ok, I lied...one comment: The people who shared this with me were divided on whether this was offensive and excessively creepy or offensive and acceptable useful.