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The “Hocus Pocus” of Pregnancy and STI Prevention

A new report reveals that young adults are relying on magical thinking and misperceptions about contraception to the detriment of their well-being.

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Haitian Women’s Groups Send Out Plea for Sanitary and Other Supplies for Women and Girls

In a letter sent to international women’s groups, Haitian and Dominican groups working to provide relief are asking for financial or in-kind donations for sanitary supplies and other needs of women and girls.

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Pathologizing Your Period

Women should be wary of believing claims that high-tech research has now proven that “premenstrual dysphoric disorder” is real.

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In Africa, Menstruation Can Be a Curse

Menstruation is perhaps one of the most ordinary individual female experiences but, in sub-Saharan Africa, the experience often impacts society as a whole negatively due to the absence of clean water, sanitation, and products to cope with menstrual flow.

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