#HappyFlowMonday: weekly champions
For #HappyFlowMonday, we asked Movement Builders what their interpretation or their take on #MenstruationMatters was. This is what they had to say.
From a cultural background I have witnessed stigmatization of young girls and women because periods are often considered to be a source of shame. The consequence of this shame results to young girls and women not being able to discuss our health issues related to menstruation. During this time we are considered dirty or unclean thus resulting to women and girls not being able to get help as soon as we can because menstruation is considered too embarrassing.
#MenstruationMatters #HappyFlow #ExpectRespect #Feminism #Girlpower #Account4all
Menstruation is not a taboo it is a natural feminine process, girls in Africa miss 20% of the school year due to menses, learning how to manage the hormonal changes by way of diets and life choices is fundamental information every girl should know. We need to teach girls to love and cherish their bodies because menstruation is a beautiful process.
#HappyFlow #MenstruationMatters #Girlpower #ExpectRespect #Account4all
I strongly believe in this statement simply because giving awareness and understanding that it all starts at puberty, makes advocacy work easy before we even talk about “padDrive” or any other therefore #MenstruationMatters is a Public Health Issue, considering the other sides of menstrual Issues like endometriosis.
#EducationAboutMenstruationMatters #HappyFlow #ExpectRespect
Mpullie Henry Matima
Able bodied or disabled every women goes through menstruation and it is of paramount importance that we embrace everyone, it is high time we raise menstruation hygiene management advocacy in all spheres, menstruation is not by choice but by nature.
#HappyFlow #DisabilityRights #MenstruationMatters