A project by Column Five

Why not talking about our periods creates confusion, oppression, and societal harm

It shouldn't be awkward, yet centuries of misinformation leave an unrelenting stigma on a perfectly natural event— furthering inequality gaps within societies across the world. Painful side effects aren't just felt each month but in everyday social, educational, and financial systems worldwide. Let's disrupt the silence to close the gap. After all, everybody bleeds.