#PeriodPride: It’s Period Story Time On Your Blog

Posted: October 17, 2016
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‘Period’ is no longer a dirty word. Share an empowering, funny or emotional #PeriodPride story that gets you all choked up!

Chums. Auntie Flo. Those days.

The times when menstruation and periods were something to be spoken of in hushed voices will soon be over. Today, women around the world are coming to know that periods are nothing to be ashamed of!

That’s why, Women’s Web and the Maya App want to listen to your #PeriodPride stories. The Maya App helps women track their menstrual health, an important indicator of overall health, and use the info to take charge of contraception and conception – as they wish.

Lets get #PeriodPride started!

Do you have a story about learning to love yourself and your body during periods? Do you have a self-care regimen that works for you? Do you have a funny PMS story? Tell it all! 

Step 1: Write a blog post on your blog on the theme, #PeriodPride. You can share a personal story, talk about a friend’s experience, or just talk about anything to do with periods.

Step 2: Make sure to add this paragraph to your post:

“This blogathon is supported by the Maya App, used by 6.5 million women worldwide to take charge of their periods and health.”

Step 3: Submit a link to your blogpost in the comments section below with your name.

And…you are done! (Use the hashtag #PeriodPride and tag @MayaTheApp when you post on social media.

Fun Prizes!

Here are the fun prizes courtesy the Maya App.

  • First prize winner gets Amazon shopping vouchers worth Rs.5000
  • Second prize winner gets Amazon shopping vouchers worth Rs.3000
  • Third prize winner gets Amazon shopping vouchers worth Rs.2000

Dates

Submit your blogpost link in the comments below or send it via email to community@womensweb.in with the subject #PeriodPride  latest by November 1st, 12 AM (Midnight).

The Serious Sounding Terms and Conditions

  • No restrictions on word limit
  • No restrictions on the number of posts you can submit
  • Blog posts that have incomplete links or do not fulfill other criteria mentioned above would not be considered for prizes
  • Shopping vouchers will be sent via email, and participants must therefore provide a correct and valid email address when they submit their entries.
  • Editors’ and judges’ discretion on prizes is final

More about the Maya App

The Maya App helps women track their cycles, related symptoms, weight, temperature and other vital health parameters. The app relies on the user’s historical data to give insights like the predicted start date of the next cycle, possible symptoms one might experience, predictions about fertility and also educates the user with relevant tips.

Women use the Maya App to:

  • Track their health (menstrual health being a leading indicator of a woman’s overall health)
  • Improve accuracy of contraception and conception

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Download the app here.

(Use code WWEB at signup to get one year of premium subscription, worth Rs. 260, free. The premium subscription comes with all features loaded! Code valid till 31st December 2016. This code is only applicable to new users signing up for the app. Valid only on Google Play.)

 

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27 Comments


    • Women's Web

      Good to hear from you, Sadhuvi!

    • Pooja Sharma Rao

      Dear Fellow Blogger,
      The only sentence that bothered me in this whole article is this:
      “I still feel ashamed that I didn’t know anything about menstruation earlier and changes that happen in my body due to that..”

      You shouldn’t be ashamed, the society around you should be for treating this biological function as taboo.

      This is how shame works , this is how long the damage lasts , sometime a lifetime, however the fact that you have now documented it here shows that you have finally used your voice against it, that’s a good beginning.

  1. Kasturi Patra

    Please find my first entry for the #PeriodPride blogathon organized by Women’s Web and The Maya App.

    http://www.viakat.com/2016/11/periodpride-a-bloody-coming-of-age-story/

  2. Kasturi Patra

    Please find my second entry for the #PeriodPride blogathon organized by Women’s Web and The Maya App.

    http://www.womensweb.in/2016/05/confident-girls-break-the-silence-around-periods/

  3. Sinjini Sengupta

    Any idea when the results might be coming?

  4. Geeta Kashyap

    WERE THE RESULTS ANNOUNCED?

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