We’re excited to be running an event with Let’s Talk. Period at Plan International UK about menstruation, inequalities and social change on the 31st January 2020 at Brunel . The day will feature panels on the latest in menstruation research and menstruation and inequalities, as well as practical workshops led by leading NGOs working on Menstruation in the UK. Check out the schedule below. You can find more details and book a place here.

10.00 – Welcome

  • Nicola Bristow and Sara De Benedictis – Plan International UK and Brunel University London
  • Louise Mansfield – Brunel University London

10.15 – The Latest in Menstuation Research

  • Annalise Weckesser – Birmingham City University
  • Camilla Rostvik – St Andrews University
  • Emily Wilson – Irise International
  • Emma Shakir – Independent
  • Q&A

12.05 – Workshop Breakout Sessions

  1. Menstruation and the environment
  2. Menstruation Education
  3. Periods in the workplace

14.30 – Inequalities and Menstruation

  • Sara De Benedictis – Brunel University London

14.50 – Inequalities and Menstruation Panel Discussion

  • Alison Briggs – University of Manchester
  • Elizabeth Folarin – The Periodical Diary
  • Gabby Edlin – Bloody Good Period
  • Priscilla Dudhia – Women for Refugee Women
  • Gemma Williams – Birmingham City University
  • Kenny Ethan Jones – Independent
  • Neelam Heera – Cysters

16.00 – Finish