Boek cover Period Power van Nadya Okamoto (Onbekend)

Period Power

A Manifesto for the Menstrual Movement

Engels | E-book | 9781534430228
Onbekend 10,39
5 op 5 sterren
uitgever Simon & Schuster Books For Young Readers
Taal Engels
Bindwijze E-book
Aantal paginas 256 pagina's
Ebook formaat Adobe ePub
Aanbevolen leeftijd 9 - 12 jaar
Illustraties Met illustraties
Illustrator Rebecca Elfast
Co-illustrator Rebecca Elfast
Uitgever Simon & Schuster Books For Young Readers
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PERIOD founder and Harvard College student Nadya Okamoto offers a manifesto on menstruation and why we can no longer silence those who bleed—and how to engage in youth activism.

Throughout history, periods have been hidden from the public. They're taboo. They're embarrassing. They're gross. And due to a crumbling or nonexistent national sex ed program, they are misunderstood. Because of these stigmas, a status quo has been established to exclude people who menstruate from the seat at the decision-making table, creating discriminations like the tampon tax, medicines that favor male biology, and more.

Period Power aims to explain what menstruation is, shed light on the stigmas and resulting biases, and create a strategy to end the silence and prompt conversation about periods.

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