Blood, Memories and Other Brujerias: The Role of Cultural Preservation and Menstrual Education in Reproductive Justice

Memories are carried between generations in many different ways. Many of us — cultural workers, full spectrum birth workers and reproductive justice organizers of color — understand the importance to (re)learn and (re)member traditional medicine as we work towards body literacy, autonomy, and freedom. Menstruation can be a tool to better understand our bodies, track natural cycles, control fertility, and also learn about cultural and familial traditions around menstruation. In this session, we will talk about the importance of cultural preservation and menstrual education in reproductive justice, and share knowledge and experiences around holistic menstrual care. This is a closed space for People Of Color.


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