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DEMYSTIFY MENSTRUAL HEALTH WITH JAMES S NAMALIRA

DEMYSTIFY MENSTRUAL HEALTH WITH JAMES S NAMALIRA

Have you ever thought how menstruation became a taboo? Is it because of the blood or the secrecy that was attached to it? Or because it only happens to women? In my culture menstruation has been treated as a women's issue,...

Putting the men into menstruation

Putting the men into menstruation

Words Thabisani Ncube Menstrual hygiene challenges are rooted in gender inequality as such the role of men and boys in community menstrual hygiene health rights and management needs to be emphasized. One of the unde...

Communities Making the Difference

Communities Making the Difference

Precious Shongwe In my context or world, 'community' would mean girls and women living with HIV coming together as a powerful force taking the lead in ensuring the end of AIDS by 2030. A lot has been done globally, regi...

MENSTRUAL STIGMA-RELATED DEATH

MENSTRUAL STIGMA-RELATED DEATH

Words by John Otieno It's been such a sad moment for our country Kenya and indeed the world as a whole in the past few days when the country woke-up to a heartbreaking news of a menstrual stigma-related death. The inci...