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This is a series of posts in partnership with PERIOD.org for National Period Day.

Growing up as a young girl in a privileged community in Brazil, I always heard that getting your period for the first time is a special moment, because it means you’ve now become a woman....

This is a series of posts in partnership with PERIOD.org for National Period Day.

Over the immensely empowering environmental activism I’ve seen and participated in over the past year - including the Youth Strikes and Extinction Rebellion - the amount of women leading...

This is a series of posts in partnership with PERIOD.org for National Period Day.

Every month It comes, 

It ebbs then runs, 

Bloated and hungry, 

I still manage to run free

My mother says, “It doesn’t hurt me”

My sister stares at her, curiously

For her it’s not the pain -

But...

This is a series of posts in partnership with PERIOD.org for National Period Day.

I was sitting on the backseat of a bicycle. My elder cousin sister was pedaling slowly and steadily around the streets of our neighborhood colony.

"Kashish," she asked, "Do you see that th...

This is a series of posts in partnership with PERIOD.org for National Period Day.

In the 21st century we have seen progressive advancements made in societies by becoming intolerant towards any injustice. However our voice concerning women's reproductive health is shunne...

This is a series of posts in partnership with PERIOD.org for National Period Day.

Ever felt like Drogon wanting to burn down cities without even a single "Dracarys"? 

Welcome to that time of the month. 

Growing up in an orthodox family with too many Jon Snows who knew not...

This is a series of posts in partnership with PERIOD.org for National Period Day.

Menstruation is a largely known topic of taboo and extreme shame in the society we’re living in. Growing up in Bangladesh, I saw women actively avoid the subject due to the socio-cultural...

This is a series of posts in partnership with PERIOD.org for National Period Day.

Red. 

It’s a color that’s deeply embedded in history, literature, and human emotion. The color has an element that evokes a thousand emotions at once: love, loss, danger, boldness and excit...

October 8, 2019

As I exited the New York subway station to join the climate strike rally in Battery Park, there were only so many steps I could take before pushing towards the front. It seemed as if every inch of lower Manhattan was filled with individuals from elementary school child...

January 16, 2019

Superpowers. Even their appellation makes you want one. Whether it is flying, being invisible or even invincible, they will make you feel meta-human. A superior. Yet, none of that appeals to me. I want a superpower that is going to enhance my human experience and help...

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