Happy EnvironMenstrual Week! Women’s Voices for the Earth and Women’s Environmental Network are celebrating on social media by sharing conversations about menstrual equity, period positive actions happening across the globe and great tips and resources to help take on toxic chemicals in period products.
One in four women will access an abortion over the course of their reproductive lives. Yet, Hyde intentionally deprives many of my patients from being able to afford this crucial type of healthcare.
Unrealistic expectations of motherhood undermine the mental health of moms.
People facing down medical sexism can’t overcome their career obstacles by “leaning in.”
“Health systems must be designed to meet the healthcare needs of the survivor—whether or not evidence collection is part of the equation.”
Knowing and having access to all the possibilities for dealing with periods is a matter of comfort and improved sanitation, and a means for achieving body integrity and increased opportunity. Menstruating individuals deserve choices—so let’s unpack them!
There is no medical necessity to menstruate every month. In fact, some health experts believe we may be healthier without them.
The threat of violence created by the lack of safe sanitation facilities excludes too many girls around the world from equitable opportunities to achieve.
I was the only girl on that Little League team and the only minority, and I was determined not to be a benchwarmer.
Most of today’s Registered Nurses have Baccalaureate degrees, many with Masters and Doctorates. Nurses are providing primary care and hospital-based specialty care, conducting NIH grant funded research and serving as congressional representatives. It’s time to consider nursing in a new light—on the campaign trail and in our culture at-large.