'We’re not hysterical’ – A call for action on the gender pain gap in Malaysia

IN light of the recent International Day of the Girl Child on Oct 11, 2023, the International Islamic University Malaysia, the Endometriosis Association of Malaysia, Malaysian Doctors for Women & Children, Peduli Merah, and Projek Gadis Mekar collaboratively hosted an online forum to raise awareness about “Period Poverty, the gender pain gap, and endometriosis”.

The gender pain gap relating to menstrual health and issues of endometriosis are cultural aspects of period poverty that are often overlooked.

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