The silence on menstruation must end. Period!

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The silence on menstruation must end. Period!

A social media trend shows there is still a lot of misinformation going around about menstruation

Zola Zingithwa

Periods! Periods! Periods!

That’s what trended on Twitter last week Wednesday when the #MyFirstPeriod hashtag got many women to open up about the first time they got their periods. Of course things got interesting.

While there were numerous heroic stories of parents and even friends coming to the rescue on that dratted day, what was also clear is that a lack of knowledge about periods seemingly left many people with some traumatic memories...

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