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Don’t you think it was time we were able to talk openly and honestly about periods?

It would certainly help if we had a #periodemoji! So come on, vote for your favourite today > [ Bit.ly Link ]

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Don’t you think it was time we were able to talk openly and honestly about periods
Plan International UK
Plan International UK
05/28/2017 at 18:37. Facebook
Don’t you think it’s time we had a #periodemoji? Which one would you use?

Vote for your top emoji and your choice could be on phones around the world! Have your say here > [ Bit.ly Link ]

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Don’t you think it’s time we had a periodemoji Which one would you use
Gary Vaatstra
Tania Barker
Plan International UK
Plan International UK
05/28/2017 at 16:23. Facebook
We believe menstruation taboos and myths shouldn't hold girls like Agnes back from having equal opportunities. Do you agree?

Find out more about we're doing to tackle the stigma surrounding periods > [ Bit.ly Link ]

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We believe menstruation taboos and myths shouldnt hold girls like Agnes back
Plan International UK
Plan International UK
05/27/2017 at 17:03. Facebook
Are you 18-34? Nearly half of you across the UK have said you want a #periodemoji.

We’re now giving you the chance to vote for your top one. Who knows, it may end up being used by millions around the world!

Vote today > [ Bit.ly Link ]

#MenstruationMatters
Are you 1834 Nearly half of you across the UK have said you want a periodemoji
Katherine O'Brien
Alex Rodgers
Ann Kearney
Plan International UK
Plan International UK
05/27/2017 at 10:49. Facebook
1 in 10 girls in rural Africa miss school when they have their period.

We believe taboos shouldn't hold anyone back from having equal opportunities. Find out more about we're doing to change attitudes and how you can help > [ Bit.ly Link ]

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1 in 10 girls in rural Africa miss school when they have their period
Plan International UK
Plan International UK
05/27/2017 at 08:27. Facebook
Discover the stigma girls and women face every day, in different parts of the world, just for having a period.

We bet these menstruation myths from around the world will surprise you, and show you why we're working to break down the stigma and myths attached to periods > [ Bit.ly Link ]

#MenstruationMatters #Menstruation #ThrowbackThursday
Discover the stigma girls and women face every day in different parts
Plan International UK
Plan International UK
05/26/2017 at 18:20. Facebook
Have a say on which emoji girls and women can use to talk about periods!

View our five choices and tell us which #periodemoji is your favourite - simple.

Your choice could be included on keyboards around the world! Vote now > [ Bit.ly Link ]

#Menstruation #MenstruationMatters
Have a say on which emoji girls and women can use to talk about periods
Plan International UK
Plan International UK
05/26/2017 at 15:32. Facebook
Girls and women in the UK and around the world face stigma and shame because they are menstruating.

Don’t you think it was time we were able to talk openly about periods?

Vote for your favourite #periodemoji now > [ Bit.ly Link ]

#Menstruation #MenstruationMatters
Girls and women in the UK and around the world face stigma
Stephen Moore
Alicia Enston
Daniel Harrison
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Plan International UK
05/26/2017 at 09:19. Facebook
Ruby Raut
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Plan International UK
05/26/2017 at 09:00. Facebook
Talking about menstruation is still a taboo, even in the UK. Isn’t it time we changed this?

Have your say, vote for your favourite #periodemoji now > [ Bit.ly Link ]

#Menstruation #MenstruationMatters
Talking about menstruation is still a taboo even in the UK Isn’t it time we changed this
Jo Kebbell
Anna Brook
Margaret Layton
Plan International UK
Plan International UK
05/25/2017 at 16:19. Facebook
How many of these menstruation myths do you know? The average woman menstruates for 3,000 days during her lifetime, yet, girls and women face stigma every day just for having a period [ Bit.ly Link ]

Support us and help us make people all around the world realise that menstruation is natural, normal and nothing to be ashamed of > [ Bit.ly Link ]

#MenstruationMatters #Menstruation
How many of these menstruation myths do you know The average woman
Plan International UK
Plan International UK
05/25/2017 at 12:30. Facebook
Did you know? In India, some women are not allowed to enter the kitchen or cook food during their period as some people believe it will cause food to go bad or rot.

Discover more #menstruationmyths from around the world and ways we're helping to break down the stigma and myths attached to periods > [ Bit.ly Link ]

#MenstruationMatters #Menstruation
Did you know In India some women are not allowed to enter

Menstruation: Let's stop the myths - Plan International UK

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Plan International UK
05/25/2017 at 07:33. Facebook
“After meeting the family, staff from Plan International UK walked me around the village in India and showed me how my money had helped to renovate houses and build new schools.” Amrita, 26, visited her sponsored child Sweta, 10, in Delhi [ Bit.ly Link ]

Amrita’s family are from India, so she was able to speak to Sweta in Hindi and said, "I feel like we built a strong connection because I...
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After meeting the family staff from Plan International UK walked me around
Plan International UK
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05/24/2017 at 16:05. Facebook
In Kampala, young people are using dance and drama to create change within their communities!

With our support, they have been trained to educate their peers and community to advocate for youth rights, sexual and reproductive health, and fight harmful practices like domestic violence and child marriage.

In Kampala, we're also training young women like Barbara, and here's why > [ Bit.ly Link ]
In Kampala young people are using dance and drama to create change
Plan International UK
Plan International UK
05/24/2017 at 12:25. Facebook
This week, leaders of seven powerful nations — Canada, France, Germany, Japan, Italy, the United Kingdom and the United States —promised to address to get all girls in school.

But have they made progress?

Join us in signing Malala Fund's letter > mala.la/2qdFeyK asking #G7 leaders to report back this Friday on progress so far with #girlseducation!
This week leaders of seven powerful nations Canada France Germany Japan Italy
Shireen Symes
Plan International UK
Plan International UK
05/23/2017 at 17:15. Facebook
"Since today, you have become impure" said Janaki's mother, when learning of her daughter's first period.

Kept indoors, banned from using salt in food and missing school classes. Nine girls from across the world bravely open up about the stigmas and difficulties they faced when they got their first period > [ Bit.ly Link ]

#MenstruationMatters #Menstruation #MyFirstPeriod #MenstruationMyths
Since today you have become impure said Janakis mother when learning of

Photo story: My first period - Plan International UK

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Plan International UK
Plan International UK
05/23/2017 at 11:15. Facebook
Discover the stigma girls and women face every day, in different parts of the world, just for having a period.

Learn more menstruation myths from around the world which could surprise you, and will definitely show you why we're working to break down the stigma and myths attached to periods > [ Bit.ly Link ]

#MenstruationMatters #Menstruation
Discover the stigma girls and women face every day in different parts
Plan International UK
Plan International UK
05/23/2017 at 10:26. Facebook
“We talked about what she liked doing, and told me when she’s older she would like to be a doctor." Amrita, UK

Amrita Rana, 26, visited Sweta, 10, in Delhi and saw first-hand how her sponsorship money had helped to renovate houses and build new schools in Sweta's community [ Bit.ly Link ]

Discover more about ways Plan child sponsorship transforms lives [ Bit.ly Link ]

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Did you know? In India, some women are not allowed to enter the kitchen or cook food during their period as some people believe it will cause food to go bad or rot.

Discover more #menstruationmyths from around the world and ways we're helping to break down the stigma and myths attached to periods > [ Bit.ly Link ]

#MenstruationMatters #Menstruation
Did you know In India some women are not allowed to enter
“Visiting my sponsored child and her community made me realise just how important it is that I continue with my sponsorship. It was a really positive experience.” Mike, on meeting Ramita in Nepal for the first time [ Bit.ly Link ]

One of the dangers faced by children in Ramita's region is trafficking, that’s why Plan Nepal hold sessions with young girls to make them aware of issues such as...
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Visiting my sponsored child and her community made me realise just how
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