Bleed Week – The Spinoff

Founded in 2014, The Spinoff has grown to become Aotearoa’s most innovative independent media organisation with a focus on vibrant, modern coverage of current affairs and pop culture. Bleed Week is a compilation of The Spinoff’s coverage of periods and...

Menstrual apps – University of Otago

Menstrual health is important to the wellbeing of individuals and societies. New technologies such as period-tracking apps can help to understand our cycles, but to use these apps effectively we need to know their strengths and limitations. The University of Otago has...

Menstruation Matters

For many people who have periods, period pain is all too real! This resource is aimed at providing information on what may happen to your body during your period, when to see a doctor and helpful self care techniques. Menstruation Matters is a project run by the...

Menstruation in Trans People

Menstruation, or a period, is a part of many people’s lives. For some trans and gender diverse people, getting their period is a normal and okay part of being in their body, and for others it’s uncomfortable and even an actively distressing experience. Having a period...