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Dignified Menstruation:

State of free from any forms of menstrual discrimination includes stigma, taboos, abuse, violence, restrictions associated with menstruation throughout the life cycle of menstrurators within all identities. 

                                                                        Global South Coalition for Dignified Menstruation (2019)

Menstrual Discrimination:

Refers to taboos, shyness, restrictions, abuses and violence associated with menstruation throughout the life cycle of menstrurators (girls, women, transmen, queer). It is a form of sexual and gender based violence and violation of human rights.                                                      

                                                                                        Global South Coalition for Dignified Menstruation, 2019

OUR MISSION

Our Mission is to dismantle institutional, structural, interpersonal, and social oppressive systems in place affecting menstruation, individuals who menstruate, and their ability to access basic inalienable human rights, critical resources to lead happy, and healthy lives, and obtain dignity. We strive to unite organizations, and individuals who share our vision of reclaiming dignity for each individual during menstruation and aim to transform the menstruation movement to center dignity.