Yes, you CAN do something to fight period poverty (inability to purchase menstrual products), which causes women to choose between food and hygiene, or stay home from work or school. We can change this! Sign Period Project’s Manifesto! https://actionnetwork.org/petitions/endperiodpoverty Nadya Okamoto founded the nonprofit Period—a youth-led “menstrual movement” dedicated to improving access to period products—when … Continue reading END 🔴 Period Poverty! The MANIFESTO
Around the world, the costs of menstruation are anything but trivial. Women and girls are often shamed, debased, bullied and excluded during menstruation, and poverty poses a special humiliation. United Nations Recommendations The Curse. Aunt Flow. Red Alert. On the Rag—What’s the Problem with Female Functions? Some folks might think the “cost” of shaming women … Continue reading 🔴 WORLD PERIOD DAY| PERIOD SHAMING: Do You Know It’s Costs Worldwide?
A Girl With a Book is a scary thing in some parts of the world, did you know? That's what Nobel Prize winner Malala Yousafzai says in praise of education for girls! Sometimes its very clear that the Powers That Be are afraid that girls and women will 'weaponize' knowledge and demand their rights. And, … Continue reading LEADING GIRLS Start a Feminist Bookclub with Online Guides!
Being careful online when using Social Media is a priority for everyone these days, but most especially girls and women! WHAT SHOULD YOU DO if you find yourself in a strange, unpleasant or frightening situation on line? "Everyone, including women should be safe online. The United Nations has recognised internet access as a human right. … Continue reading Slay Those Trolls IRL, Ladies!
School Strikes Greta Thunberg, the Swedish teen who began world wide school strikes for action on Climate Change, has been nominated for a Nobel Prize! Way to go, Greta! See what girls can do?!
Greta Thunberg talks about Climate Action
Read how it happened and why it matters: Lucy Stone, the first woman from MA to get a college degree, abolitionist and suffragist made it happen! Lucy Stone, Suffragist
Learn the names of important women who changed your world for International Women’s Day! If you're glad you don't wear a corset, find out here who set you free! https://apple.news/Am4SeU8zASDeExQrKSERqOg
Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg, who sparked worldwide school strikes against global warming, has joined thousands of students in Hamburg in calling on politicians to take action on climate change. — Read on http://www.dw.com/en/greta-thunberg-joins-hamburg-school-strike-4-climate/av-47745122