Free Period! ……. Newsletter

Rachael HertogsGuest Writings, Newsletters

Hello Sistars,

I opened my Facebook this morning to see this powerful little film that highlights the plight of girls in poverty. Free Period  Ever since being a teenager I’ve wondered why menstrual products aren’t free…well these Scottish campaigners are urging their government to make some changes! Perhaps it’s time the UK followed their example! “The Scottish government funds the provision of condoms in the interest of public health, it does not currently provide free sanitary products to young women and girls, or homeless women, or women living in poverty. Join in campaigning for change on this matter and insist that provision of free sanitary care become a legislative requirement in schools throughout Scotland.” https://www.freeperiodfilm.com/campaign

In The Shop

Continuing the theme of Period Poverty- help us with our food bank collection of pads- donate here

Ruby Cups…last week of our June Sale!

And NEW IN….10th ANNIVERSARY EDITION 2018 Earth Pathways Diaries– as usual, they are gorgeous!

On The Blog

Well….not my blog…this post is from the amazing Red School blog- and its a powerful piece written by my good friend Amber BatesMenstruation My Way. Enjoy!

Events

Bookings for our Journey Into Womanhood Camp  must be in by the end of THIS WEEK!! …so book now to avoid disappointment!

Mother and Daughter Camp 25th – 28th August 2017 For Mothers and daughters (age 8 to 14 ) to spend a magical weekend in Pembrokeshire, sitting in circle, sharing stories and cooking around the fire, being together on sacred land, spending time in the Red Tent Yurt, the roundhouse, Stone Circle…touching the earth, watching the stars, sharing women’s mysteries and ceremony….4 days of female bliss! Book early to avoid disappointment! Limited numbers!

Deepening Woman– introduction day Oct 21st 10-5pm at the Red Tent Yurt, Pembs. A circle for women held by Rachael and Angharad Varda. A journey of healing, prayer, drumming and deep truth helping us to connect with our authentic selves and recover our maiden and teenager. This is the first in a series of workshops for women and especially those who choose to hold girls consciously through their path to womanhood through girls circles/groups.

To book either of these events, email Rachael : hello@moontimes.co.uk

Warm wishes, Rachael xxx

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P.P.S. If you are on Facebook join our Ask Aunt Flo group, for peer support on all things cloth pads, cups and sponges as well as plenty of women’s wisdom, lady love and frank discussions – come over and join the conversation!