Go behind the scenes with Days for Girls International, an award-winning NGO, as we interview thought leaders in international development who work to empower women and girls around the world. You’ll hear from experts in the fields of menstrual health, social entrepreneurship, and international development, as well as get inside stories from the women and girls impacted by our vital work to create menstrual equity for every girl, everywhere, period. Visit daysforgirls.org to learn more about Days for Girls International.
Episode 014: Menstrual Activism & How Feminist Thinking Becomes Feminist Doing with Chris Bobel
Chris Bobel is a scholar of social movements, an author and a professor specializing in the intersection of feminist theory and menstrual health activism. She lectures on Women’s, Gender & Sexuality Studies at the University of Massachusetts, served...
Episode 013: South Africa's Department of Women & The Sanitary Dignity Implementation Framework with Sipiwo Matshoba
Sipiwo Matshoba is the Chief Director of Social Empowerment and Participation for South Africa’s Department of Women, Youth and Persons with Disabilities. He is fiercely committed to the pursuit of about gender equity and women’s empowerment - with a...
Episode 012: "Chill Out & Stop Making This Weird: A Girl’s Survival Guide Extraordinaire" with Kelly Olson
Kelly Olson is a highly-acclaimed puberty book author and former sex ed teacher, with a passion for helping youth navigate coming-of-age challenges. Her critically-endorsed book, “Chill Out & Stop Making This Weird: A Girl’s Survival Guide...
Episode 011: WASH United and Menstrual Hygiene Day with Ina Jurga
Ina Jurga is a menstrual health innovator and sanitation engineer specializing in water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) development. She has led partnership-building and education projects for international NGO (and Days for Girls partner) WASH United...
Episode 010: Global Health Research and Advocacy with Marni Sommer
Marni Sommer is a renowned researcher, professor and author in the menstrual health field. She specializes in puberty research and adolescent-focused interventions, gender and sexual health, and the intersection of public health and education. Marni...
Episode 009: Menstrual Health Equity for Women in Lebanon with Khayrieh Al Assaad
Khayrieh Al Assaad is a women’s rights advocate, civil engineer and businesswoman from Akkar Al Atika in North Lebanon. Since joining DfG as our Lebanon Country Representative in 2017, she has led the distribution of more than 10,000 DfG Kits for Syrian...
It is so impressive to think that we can remove period poverty in our lifetime! What a fantastic goal!!