Nicole Axford

Menstrual Hygiene: Starting the Conversation

Photos by SEED Madagascar

Imagine you start bleeding from somewhere you have never before. How do you feel? Scared? Confused? You go to someone you trust to find out what is happening, perhaps a family member or a friend, but they don’t explain everything to you. They just tell you it will happen once a month and last a few days, then give you something to soak up the blood.