Period Pain, Poverty, and Stigma

Date / Time

February 8, 2022

11:30 am - 12:30 pm


The discussion surrounding menstruation and menstrual health has improved over the last decade, but UIC student organization Blood Buds wishes to get college campuses more involved in the discourse. Join the UIC Women’s Leadership and Resource Center for an inspiring talk by Amy Chang and Divya Krishnakumar, two of Blood Buds’ three founders, about how menstrual stigmas are perpetuated and what we can do to combat their propagation. Find ways in your own life to advocate for yourself and others when it comes to menstrual health.

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WLRC’s Feminisms Lunch Lectures series offers faculty, staff, students, visiting scholars, and activists an opportunity to present their projects, ideas, and works-in-progress on a wide range of topics and engage participants in lively and provocative discussion. For 2021 and 2022, WLRC is partnering with the Gender and Women’s Studies department to feature UIC graduate students and others whose current research, creative, or community projects engage feminist movements and scholarship.

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