We Need to Talk About the Term ‘Feminine Hygiene’
Using language that infers that only women and girls have periods can be incredibly dangerous because it excludes the voices of many people who menstruate from important decisions and conversations about their health.
Period Health News – Oct 2020
This month in Period Health we're celebrating Environmenstrual Week! Plus, growing concerns over period poverty during COVID-19, Facebook bans an ad for showing red menstrual blood, new period stories and more!
PRESS STATEMENT: Women’s Voices for the Earth’s Statement on the Passing of California’s AB 1989, Period Product Ingredient Disclosure Bill
UPDATE (September 30, 2020): Today, Governor Newsom signed California bill AB 1989 into law. Women’s Voices for the Earth (WVE) remains concerned about the barriers this... Read More
Period Health News – August 2020
This month in Period Health News we're talking vaginitis, Johnson & Johnson's talc-based baby powder, paid leave for period care, and what it means to join WVE's Moon Club!
Itching, burning, pain, infections? You are not alone.
Not only is research on the causes of vaginitis scant, the treatments available are truly inadequate, often only successful for the short term – and way too many people have recurring symptoms month after month.
Period Health News – July 2020
Get updates on period health headlines from WVE & around the globe. This month we're talking J&J's egregious history of targeting Black & Brown communities, updates on AB 1989, permissions to change your tampon(?!), how menstruation is portrayed in Hollywood and MORE!
4 Ways to Celebrate Period Health on Menstrual Hygiene Day!
May 28th is Menstrual Hygiene Day. People around the world are celebrating period health today! Here are 4 ways to engage today and every day to raise your voice for period positivity!
Our Stories, Our Flow: A Virtual Conversation about Menstruation
Through a myth-busting dialogue process, we shared personal stories and lived experiences, ultimately liberating the way we think and talk about our periods.
Low Impact Period – Reducing Waste and Harmful Chemicals
If you want to reduce your environmental impact and chemical exposure around the use of menstrual products, consider these options.
AB 1989 is Not Enough to Protect the Health of People Who Menstruate
Why is Assemblymember Garcia, the self-proclaimed “period princess,” pushing to pass a bill that gives Californians less information than people will have in New York?