Men & menstruation: do we have a role to play?

This article was first published in my column in the Standard Yesterday was World Menstrual Hygiene Day. Growing up, I knew next to nothing about menstruation. Thanks to primary school education, I knew technically that if a girl does not get pregnant, well, something happens in her uterus and blood comes out. I also knew …

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Lean in – a book for every woman & (surprisingly) man

When a guy hears of a book that is discussing the role of women, well, the average man is inclined to run for cover – the experience normally involves significant male bashing and ball bursting. So one would be hesitant to reach for Sheryl Sandberg’s book, Lean in. Having watched her video, I thought I’d …

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