Menstrual Equity is Menstrual Health
Let’s talk menstrual equity and menstrual health and make every day a better day for women and all who menstruate.
Did you know? Endometriosis is a common condition experienced by 1 in 10 women, trans and non-binary menstruators of reproductive age.
The disease can cause debilitating conditions, including chronic pelvic pain, and is sometimes associated with infertility. Many suffer silently for years without a diagnosis, enduring extreme pain, nausea and other symptoms.
Due to the stigma and shame associated with menstruation and the lack of knowledge and education around what constitutes a “normal” period, many sufferers never seek help or, if they do, find their concerns dismissed.
We tackle this head-on with panelists Vivila Yujuan Liu (she/her), a Sex Educator, Researcher and Education & Outreach Manager at SHORE Centre. and Katie Luciani (she/her), the Executive Director at The Endometriosis Network Canada (TENC) and a member of EndoAct Canada.
March is ENDOMETRIOSIS AWARENESS MONTH !
For the first time, Ontario, Canada joins many other governments around the world to recognize March as Endometriosis Awareness Month.
Learn more here.