“This Is How Homeless Women Cope With Their Periods”

Information Link This October 18, 2016 article and video by Janet Upadhye found on the Bustle.com website talks about the reality of what it is like to be a homeless woman trying to take care of themselves during their period with almost no money, unsheltered, and lacking access to a shower.

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“You’re an Olympian. You have your period. Now what?”

Article Link This August 2, 2016 article on the Fusion news website by Marisa Kabas, talks about the lack of research that has been done with regards to female athletes and the impact their menstrual cycle has on their ability to compete.  It also mentions that many studies will disqualify a female who is menstruating … Continue reading “You’re an Olympian. You have your period. Now what?”

“Women more likely to die in natural disasters”

Article Link This November 22, 2015 article from the Sydney Morning Herald site talks about risks that impact women more than men after a disaster.  Among the factors that seem to contribute to the deaths of more women after a disaster is lack of access to feminine hygiene items along with an increase of risk … Continue reading “Women more likely to die in natural disasters”