IT'S ONLY BLOOD, shattering the taboo of menstruation, translated by Alice E. Olsson

: Dahlqvist (A.)

R 320.00
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245pp., paperback, First SA Edition, Johannesburg, 2018


First published in 2016 in Sweden as "Bara Lite Blod: ett reportage om mens och makt". First published in English in 2018 in the UK.

"Only when we call out the unnecessary shame and stigma that surrounds periods can we demand meaningful change. Dahlqvist's deft, compassionate storytelling, and her critical global perspective, are a tremendous contribution." Jennifer Weiss-Wolf, author of Periods Gone Public: taking a stand for menstrual equity"

"A lushly detailed and often intimate portrait of a global social movement. What's more, Dalhqvist's perceptive account reveals the insidious power of stigma to limit lives." Chris Bobel, author of "New Blood: third-wave feminism and the politics of menstruation"

Anna Dahlqvist is a journalist specialising in gender, sexuality and human rights.She is editor-in-chief of "Ottar", a Swedish magazine focusing on sexual politics.