Interview: Tackling Period Poverty in Brazil’s Prisons

Translated from French by Jessica Sutton. Amanda Naif Daibes Lima from Belém in Brazil, sat down with the She’s Right team to discuss the feminist project ‘Rosas Aprisionadas’ (Imprisoned Roses). 23 year old Amanda works with the team at ‘Imprisoned Roses’ to ensure women imprisoned in Brazil have their basic needs met, particularly through access … Continue reading Interview: Tackling Period Poverty in Brazil’s Prisons

Period Positivity: Why We Need To Stop Saying “Feminine Hygiene”

By Jessica Sutton. I have spent 8 years of my life purchasing tampons, and I’m mad about it every single time. Why? The outrageous prices, that will cost me nearly $16,000 over my lifetime?[1] Sure. The fact that most pads and tampons contain carcinogens and other toxic chemicals because apparently no one cares about female … Continue reading Period Positivity: Why We Need To Stop Saying “Feminine Hygiene”