Menstrual awareness

From Taboo to Women Empowerment: Menstrual Awareness

In many cultural societies, menstruation is considered a taboo, enveloped by silence and shrouded in misconceptions. Menstruation is not openly talked about and many females lack knowledge on the subject. Yet, awareness on menstrual hygiene and menstruation is evolving as a pivotal issue for development, gender equality, and human rights. Humans, amongst a very few mammals, are blessed with this biological process. Menstruation perpetuates humanity, and it should be celebrated, rather than being shameful about it. This article highlights ...

National Native American HIV AIDS Awareness Day

National Native American HIV AIDS Awareness Day

One of the best ways to prevent the spread and impact of the dreadful disease of HIV and AIDS is through educational charity. It is why National Native American HIV-AIDS Awareness Day is one such step forward in creating an opportunity for Native people across the United States to learn about HIV and AIDS, encourage its counseling and testing, and help control the stigma associated with it. 

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American Diabetes Alert Day

Diabetes Alert Day

One in three Americans is at risk for developing diabetes, a serious disease that can lead to complications such as kidney disease, blindness, and amputations. But diabetes doesn’t have to be permanent–it can be prevented or delayed with healthy lifestyle modifications.

Diabetes is a disease where you have higher blood sugar levels. It is a result of the inability of the glucose to enter the cells and as a result, the cells starve for their food – glucose. It is estimated that more than 17 million peopl...


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