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Celebrating International Women’s Day 2023 with an open online learning event looking at girls’ and womens’ experiences of menarche, menstruation and menopause in lower and middle income countries and the fight for menstrual justice.

11 May 2023

Celebrating IWD 2023: From Menarche to Menopause

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SWIDN were delighted to host this online, open event to share learning and bring practitioners and researchers together around menstrual justice. You can watch this event below.

At this collaborative, online event ‘ From Menarche to Menopause’ we heard from several expert speakers from the academic and not-for-profit community about their work and research related to menarche, menstruation, menopause and mental health worldwide. This event was chaired by SWIDN Trustee Dr Tigist Grieve (FSSL – ID, Bristol) and we heard from the following contributors from across the South West:

Amy Peake – Loving Humanity

Harriet Gordon-Brown – CHASE Africa

Dr Gemma Sharp – 4M/ University of Exeter

Dr Melanie Channon – University of Bath Department of Social and Policy Sciences

We are grateful to all our contributors for sharing their time and expertise so generously with the SWIDN community for our learning.

We listed the resources shared in the call and sent these to all who registered for this event. If you would like a copy, please email Emma at info@swidn.org.uk for a free copy. 

This event was delivered in partnership with the University of Bristol Faculty of Social Sciences – International Development and the Bristol Poverty Institute, together with SWIDN.

Originally posted on March 13th 2023

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