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Addressing Menstruation Globally: Where have we come from and where do we go from here?
Start Date: 5/15/2019Start Time: 12:00 PM
End Date: 5/15/2019End Time: 1:00 PM

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There is growing attention to the issue of menstruation around the world, ranging from efforts to address the menstruation-related barriers facing schoolgirls in low-income countries to the period equity and period poverty campaigns newly underway in high-income countries. Around the world the effort to address menstruation must address ongoing stigma and taboos around the topic, breaking the silence and engaging new partners in the effort to meet the needs of those who menstruation. This talk will explore the origins of the menstrual movement, the expanding attention to the issue, and what remains to be done.
Marni Sommer is an Associate Professor of Sociomedical Sciences at the Mailman School of Public Health at Columbia University.
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Name: Anthony Hopkins
Phone: 215-895-0900
Email: ajh357@drexel.edu
Drexel University School of Education
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3315 Market St.
Philadelphia, PA 19104
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