We had the opportunity to talk to joni, a period care brand that is turning heads, and deservedly so in our opinion. Although joni only started in 2020, they have become an impactful social enterprise, partner, sponsor, and voice in the period care industry.
The panellists will highlight the vast intersections involved, and imagine what menstrual equity can really look like through both a local and national lens. Drawing on panellist’s individual vantage points as well as their expertise, this roundtable will provide a starting point for elected leaders and decision-makers in Waterloo Region to join the menstrual equity movement and make meaningful progress towards ending period poverty and achieving menstrual equity, as well as a place for community members to gain useful information on steps forward toward menstrual equity.
Having spent most of my free time in the outdoors, I have come to appreciate the importance of carrying an emergency tampon or two. I can’t tell you the amount of times they have come in handy, whether for when I get that early surprise, to help out a grateful friend, or even for starting a fire.
I’ll cut to the chase: periods are nothing to be ashamed of! But, the teenage me did not realize that. I used to do so many weird things to avoid people finding out about my period because I was embarrassed. This is by no means a comprehensive list, but here are a few things that I used to do to avoid anyone finding out about my period.