Menstruation education is an essential part of wider menstrual literacy. As we begin to develop awareness as a society that menstrual stigma and shame can contribute to barriers to learning and agency, there has never been a greater need to integrate menstrual learning within all curriculum areas across school life. A new curriculum model is necessary to support teachers in planning lessons that will grow with young people and meet their learning needs appropriately at each age and stage, because despite more awareness, we do not have a joined up, practical strategy.
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