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Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Brainstorm: Stopping the stigma

Brainstorm: Stopping the stigma

July 6, 2020

Auntie Flo has come to town… and not everyone knows what that actually means. Our latest episode of Period Pressure dives into the stigma behind periods and why it’s so hard to talk about them. SPEAKER...

Brainstorm: Facts behind the flow

Brainstorm: Facts behind the flow

June 25, 2020

MAHIE GOPALKA: Menstruators aren’t choosing just to have periods. This is such a basic part of health. SAMANVI KANUGULA: Bleeding is not a luxury. MAHIE GOPALKA: This is really just a human right. NEYA...

PERIOD at Northwestern’s online petition advocating for free menstrual products in Illinois homeless shelters. At the time of publishing, the petition had over 500 signatures.

Desi-American women fight period stigma during Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

May 25, 2020

Meghna Gaddam, Samanvi Kanugula and Mahie Gopalka are the three Desi-American women behind PERIOD at Northwestern fighting for an end to period stigma in their culture and the state of Illinois. The...

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