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  • Briden, Lara. (2015). Period Repair Manual: Natural Treatment for Better Hormones and Better Periods. CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform.

  • Batacharya, S., & Wong, Y.-L. R. (Eds.). (2018). Sharing breath: Embodied learning and decolonization. Edmonton, CA: AU Press.

  • Buddhavarapu, S. (2017). Bearding, balding, and infertile: Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) and nationalist discourse in India. (Master of Arts), University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC.  

  • Grigg-Spall, H. (2013). Sweetening the pill: Or how we got hooked on hormonal birth control. Alresford, UK: John Hunt Publishing.

  • Kaur, Nikky. (2005). The birth of the Khalsa. A feminist re-memory of Sikh identity. Albany, US: SUNY Press.

  • Snowden, R., Christian, B., Khattab, H., Bardhan, A., Tan, M., Sinclair, S., . . . Choi, S. (1983). Patterns and perceptions of menstruation. A World Health Organization international collaborative study in Egypt India Indonesia Jamaica Mexico Pakistan Philippines Republic of Korea United Kingdom and Yugoslavia. New York, NY: St. Martin’s Press.





  • Bebla, A., Diwan, M., Smith, E., Parker, M., Pagnani, S., Pasco, K., . . . Figueira, S. (2018, 18-21 Oct. 2018). HedhiHelp – A health education app for girls in rural Kenya. Paper presented at the 2018 IEEE Global Humanitarian Technology Conference (GHTC).

Academic Journal Articles:

  • Ahenakew, C. (2011). The birth of the ‘Windigo’: The construction of Aboriginal health in biomedical and traditional Indigenous models of medicine. Critical Literacy: Theories and Practices, 5(1), 14-26.

  • Alberts, C. K. (2018). We are dancing for you: Native feminisms & the revitalization of women's coming-of-age ceremonies (cutcha risling baldy). Transmotion, 4(2), 192-194. 

  • Fahs, B., Gonzalez, J., Coursey, R., & Robinson-Cestaro, S. (2014). Cycling together: Menstrual synchrony as a projection of gendered solidarity. Women's Reproductive Health, 1(2), 90-105. doi: 10.1080/23293691.2014.966029

  • Giles, A. R. (2005). A Foucaultian approach to menstrual practices in the Dehcho Region, Northwest Territories, Canada. Arctic Anthropology, 42(2), 9-21. 

  • Jarrah, S. S., & Kamel, A. A. (2012). Attitudes and practices of school‐aged girls towards menstruation. International Journal of Nursing Practice, 18(3), 308-315. 

  • Kaur Takhi, S. S. (2018). A feminist critique: Using friendship ethnography to explore the experiences of menstruation in the South Asian diaspora. Manchester Metropolitan University. Manchester, UK. 

  • Kim, M.-H., & Yoo, I.-Y. (2009). Knowledge of menstruation, emotional reaction to menarche, attitude toward menstruation and coping behavior among Korean primary school students. Korean Journal of Women Health Nursing, 15(1), 64-72. 

  • Kissling, E. A. (2016). No justice, no pill/know (reproductive) justice, know the pill. Women's Reproductive Health, 3(2), 109-112. 

  • Long, J. L., Caruso, B., Mamani, M., Camacho, G., Vancraeynest, K., & Freeman, M. (2015). Developing games as a qualitative method for researching menstrual hygiene management in rural Bolivia. Waterlines, 34(1), 68-78. 

  • Prior, J. C. (2016). Apply the precautionary principle concerning combined hormonal contraception use in adolescents. Women's Reproductive Health, 3(2), 113-116. doi: 10.1080/23293691.2016.1196086

  • Ramaswamy, M., Unruh, E., & Comfort, M. (2018). Navigating social networks, resources, and neighbourhoods: Facilitators of sexal and reproductive health care use among women released from jail. Women’s Reproductive Health,, 5(1), 44-58. 

  • Williams, N. I., Caston-Balderrama, A. L., Helmreich, D. L., Parfitt, D. B., Nosbisch, C., & Cameron, J. L. (2001). Longitudinal changes in reproductive hormones and menstrual cyclicity in cynomolgus monkeys during strenuous exercise training: abrupt transition to exercise-induced amenorrhea. Endocrinology, 142(6), 2381-2389.