Writer, founder of Cherchez La Femme and unapologetic feminist Karen Pickering delves into the menstrual taboo in Australia. Examining menstruation from all angles, Karen argues that the negative perceptions of it in our society are holding back important cultural change. Karen examines menstruation in contemporary Australian society, and the areas of life it intersects with, affects and disrupts. She argues that acknowledging the taboo is the first step to undoing the damage – to women, society and institutions.

Supported by the University of Sydney