Gloria Orwoba’s Right to Menstruate

‘The biggest impact is that we got men talking about periods – and that breaks cultural barriers to some level. Period shaming starts with the boy, because they have been brought up to believe that if a woman happens to have a stain, it’s an appropriate response to laugh at, or castigate her – and then the woman has been taught that they need to go into hiding. That’s the unlearning that we need to do,’