Suffering in Silence: The Menstruation Taboo

A girl in Thailand stands under an umbrella in the rain

In many impoverished communities, menstruation is a stigmatized issue shrouded in silence, secrecy and shame. Here are just three personal and societal aspects of life that are restricted when menstruation becomes unmentionable.

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Period Poverty: My REAL Most Embarrassing Moment

A girl laughs, face in her hands.

I’ve told very few people about my REAL most embarrassing moment. But it’s something that girls in poverty around the world have to face every day.

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community health education

Promoting Good Health Education

Children registered in our program in Peru are taught good health practices according to age group as well as location.

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