Dirty Bodies, Dirty Secrets, Dirty Earth: Transforming Restrictive Perspective of Menstruation and Women'S Lives through Alternative Menstrual Products( III )

  • Shaw, Malissa Kay (PI)

Project: A - Government Institutionb - National Science and Technology Council

Project Details


This study will explore how a new technology (the menstrual cup) is imagined by its producers to enact social change and how these perceptions vary from the experiences of users. This study will shed light on context specific understandings of menstruation and constraints placed on women's lives.
Effective start/end date2/1/221/31/23


  • Menstruation
  • menstrual cup
  • gender inequality
  • women's health
  • embodiment
  • agency
  • empowerment
  • environmental conservation
  • technology design


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