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Want to become a period friendly school?
Attention UK! Are you ready to create a more inclusive and positive environment for pupils and staff? Sign up now to earn the Period Positive Schools badge!
The badge was designed with young people in Sheffield because they wanted to know where they could go for reliable, accurate and shame-free period talk. By participating in this program, you will gain access to valuable resources and tools to help you teach your students about menstrual health, support those who menstruate…and even those who don’t! By earning the badge, you will demonstrate your commitment to promoting gender equality and breaking down period stigma. Join the growing community of Period Positive Schools and make a difference in the lives of your pupils!
We’re so glad you’re here! Are you ready to be period positive? Great!
-Chella Quint, Period Positive founder
Check out a Period Positive National Curriculum!
A Period Positive National Curriculum is out now! Written by teacher, author and Period Positive founder Chella Quint and reviewed by pupils, staff, parents and health professionals, it is a comprehensive programme of study for all teachers to use to add menstruation to their own specialist subject, across all years of school and improve menstrual literacy for all.
The Period Positive Places Award is go!
After successful pilots, we are proud to be scaling up and welcoming new applications to this free scheme! Companies, charities and services should head here for the Period Positive Places Award: http://bit.ly/PPPlaces.
Period positivity is a great way to open yourself up to relearning menstrual literacy… and it’s easier than you think!
But actually… you can’t just say you’re period positive, you know – you’ve got to work at it.
Sometimes folks don’t know that when they say ‘period positive’ this means a specific set of inclusive values and high standards developed through founder Chella Quint’s research and outreach work with young people and communities since she coined the phrase and started promoting it through her hashtag, zines and live events. We ask partners, fans, and those new to this work to agree to some basics. Our ‘red lines’, if you will. That’s why the phrase was coined and the logo and framework designed. We hope you’d like to champion these ideals too, because research shows that this framework helps improve our understanding of periods on many levels and in transformative ways.
The Period Positive Pledge: a framework for menstrual literacy
Want to support the campaign and be more period positive? Commit to one pledge at a time, several at once, or all of them, and share the images below on social media to spread the word and talk about what you’re doing to support these values.
The Period Positive campaign and the concept of period positivity started as a phrase coined by former head of PSHE, comedian and education researcher Chella Quint, grew into a campaign, a trademark, a charter programme and a movement. If you’d like to earn the charter mark and apply for a licence to use ‘period positive’, promote period positivity or display the logo, please get in touch via the contact form.
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