Period power: Talking to girls about ‘Aunt Flo’

This is a great example of how everyday interactions and cultural norms influence girl’s perceptions of themselves.  When normal body functions are treated as something shameful and embarrassing, girls learn that a fundamental part of their lives is something to dread and hide.  Check out this hilarious video that re-frames girls starting their periods as something to be proud of and as the “Red Badge of Courage.”

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