Through interviews, photographs, and news footage, Rajak takes an in depth look at harmful policies and practices regarding menstruation in the United States and Nepal.
NORTHERN MONDAY FILMS 2018 9 MIN
DIRECTED BY ISHWARI RAJAK
Around the world, individuals and communities aid in the fight to better menstruation policies, increase access to menstruation products, and help destigmatize menstruation as a whole. Organizations such as Days for Girls are key players In this fight.
Days for Girls works to increase access to menstrual care and education by developing global partnerships, cultivating Social Entrepreneurs, mobilizing volunteers and innovating sustainable solutions that shatter stigma and limitations for women and girls.
Ishwari Rajak is a filmmaker and activist originally from Nepal, and currently living in NE Minneapolis. In May 2016 she graduated from Minnesota State University, Mankato with a Master’s in Gender and Women’s Studies and a Graduate Certificate in Nonprofit Leadership.
Written by Ishwari Rajak and Edward V. Watson
Photographed and Edited by Nathan Fisher
Sound Design by Tim Cooper
Original Score by Tiger Chief
Produced by Northern Monday Films
Produced by The Advocates for Human Rights
This film was made possible in part by the voters of Minnesota through a grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund.