New research on period poverty

I have published some research on the representation of 'period poverty' in UK news in the academic journal, The European Journal of Cultural Studies. Check out the peer reviewed research and read it for free here. If you have any thoughts about the research, tweet me on @periodpovertyUK.

Documenting Periods and Beyond

On the 31st January 2020, we organised an event with Plan International UK at Brunel. The event, Periods and Beyond: Menstruation, Inequalities and Social Change, was an insightful and invigorating one. We were fortunate enough to have an amazing line up of academics and activists, such as Alison Briggs, Annalise Weckesser, Camilla Rostvik, Elizabeth Folarin,…

Periods and Beyond: Menstruation, Inequalities & Social Change?

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…

Survey call for participants

I’m looking to survey people (12-51) in the UK who haven’t been able to regularly buy or get hold of products for their period. Responses will be confidential, anonymous and take roughly 30 mins to fill in. You can do the survey online or you can request hard copies of the survey with freepost envelopes…

Mapping ‘period poverty’ activism, campaigning and activity

On the 8th January 2019, #FreePeriod and The Red Box Project launched a legal campaign for free menstrual products to be available for students. In this post, I discuss mapping 'period poverty' activity.