Chris Bobel, Associate Professor of Women and Gender studies at University of Massachusetts Boston and fellow in the CSSD working group Menstrual Health and Gender Justice, talked with The Washington Post about what more needs to be done to improve menstrual health programs. The conversation centered around the information in her new book, The Managed Body: Developing Girls & Menstrual Health in the Global South.
She addresses the need to look beyond menstrual products as the sole approach to menstrual health education as we expand the discussion surrounding periods to include topics such as ways to combat stigma and necessary cultural shifts.
The full article can be read here.
Join the Menstrual Health working group in welcoming Chris Bobel for a book talk on her recently released book The Managed Body: Developing Girls & Menstrual Health in the Global South.