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The Ark by  KrTC
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The Ark by KrTC

Eswatini artist KrTC of Hip Hop delivers a spoken word poem on the myths and taboos around menstruation.

Menstrual Health Champion by King Kaka
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Menstrual Health Champion by King Kaka

Kenyan rapper, entrepreneur and philanthropist King Kaka describes an initiative, the Sanitary Pad Charity campaign, to empower women, girls and boys with information and distribute free sanitary towels to girls across the country to help keep them in school. In 2010, he launched an initiative dubbed the Dreams Campaign, which fights social vices like child...

We Paint in Red by Zuhura
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We Paint in Red by Zuhura

A beautiful spoken word performance by Zuhura, the African Lioness, a poet from Tanzania, on the power of menstruation.

Engaging men and boys to end period stigma
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Engaging men and boys to end period stigma

“I am a guy so I don’t get periods, but I have partners and we’ve talked about them.” It is important that men and boys understand the purpose of menstruation and menstrual health too. Men and boys have an integral role to play in ensuring menstruation with dignity, let us endeavor to empower them with...

Ending period stigma begins at home
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Ending period stigma begins at home

“I talk about periods with my family and my partner.” Periods are nothing to hide or be ashamed of. Quality information on menstrual health can empower women and girls to speak out against period stigma. All young people have the right to information about menstrual health and access to sexual and reproductive health and rights...

Comprehensive Sexuality Education as a catalyst for period power
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Comprehensive Sexuality Education as a catalyst for period power

  “A friend of mine started in primary school and she didn’t know a thing about it.” Comprehensive sexuality education (CSE) in and out of school plays a central role in making young people understand puberty and the changes they will undergo, including menstrual health. Access to accurate and timely sexual and reproductive health information...

Unlocking menstrual health and SRHR information
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Unlocking menstrual health and SRHR information

 “The fact that you don’t have information means that you should get it from somewhere.” It is critical that girls learn about what to expect when it comes to the normal and healthy process of menstruation and menstrual health before menarche. Access to accurate and timely sexual and reproductive health information is every young person’s...

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