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Not everyone who menstruates is a woman and not all women menstruate.
When I experienced my first period, the world around me said I was ‘becoming a woman’. As a cisgender woman, my peers, parents and surrounding pop culture confirmed this. Now (many, many periods later) I realise that this could not be more wrong.
If trapped in a warzone or in the process of fleeing one, a period is the last thing a person wants to have to deal with, yet it is the reality for millions of people all over the world. The war in Ukraine is exacerbating the already awful conditions for menstruators in refugee camps.
For all of us, the cost of living crisis is part of our day to day. The palpable stress of paying heating bills, the daily bombardment of depressing news stories and the flurry of tik Tok heating hacks on our phones. However, one key issue has become lost amongst the noise. Period poverty…
Are you in Leeds and at a loose end on Friday 30th September? Why not come down to Archive,to support in our latest fundraiser…Period Fest! We have an amazing line-up of live music, comedy and dancing, as well as crafty stalls, fantastic grub and of course, a bar!
Our education team, Chloe and Lucy, had the wonderful idea to create wellbeing packs for young women aged 11-21 across Leeds to try and prevent feelings of isolation and disconnection due to isolation and the various lockdowns. During the pandemic, it has been difficult to access schools and young people’s
We have had some absolutely wonderful people fundraising for us recently, so we wanted to use this post to say a huge… First up, we have Saskia, who is running a half marathon in order to raise money for Freedom4Girls on the 9th of May! She has absolutely smashed her