Period Con: Break Down the Stigma and Have Uncomfortable Conversations


“We are so grateful and excited to be working with a company like Organyc. When it comes to the Menstrual Movement, we chose to involve for-profit partners not only to work on redefining the conversation around periods, but to do so in such a way that both prioritizes health, and empowers youth activists — and this company epitomizes both of these fundamental aspects.”  -Nadya Okamoto, Founder and Executive Director of Period


Nadya Okamoto is a social entrepreneur and activist, known for her leadership as the Founder and Executive Director of the non-profit organization PERIOD, which provides period care products to the homeless. Nadya says, “What Period strives to do is not only address the need for people with periods who are on the street literally, but also for those in transitional housing, shelters, or just don’t have the extra resources to afford adequate menstrual hygiene.”

Period Con, established by PERIOD. The Menstrual Movement, coming up on November 18th, 2017 in New York City, is the world’s first youth activism conference about menstruation. The agenda addresses Menstruation as a universal issue, in no way universalizable. A Panel of activists and educators who have dedicated their lives to powering the menstrual movement globally, will delve into cultural treatments of menstruation. Other topics such as Gender Inclusivity and Menstruation Education will be discussed, and important questions will stimulate a variety of conversations on the following issues:

  • How do you break down the stigma?
  • How do you sell a silenced issue?
  • Why is it important to have uncomfortable conversations?

If you are interested in attending to add your voice to the equation, or even just to listen to discover how you may make a difference by becoming an advocate, click here for details.

When a woman has her period, she must choose a product that comes into direct contact with the most intimate part of her body. One common concern that many women have is the amount of chemicals in everyday personal care products. Chemical sensitivity, skin irritation and the desire for complete protection are leading more and more women to choose Organyc® products. Organyc understands how frustrating dealing with sensitive skin issues can be during your period. That’s why Organyc has created specially formulated products with a limited number of select organic ingredients, which offer soothing and restorative function, and permit high tolerance in accordance with what experts recommend for treating sensitive skin.

Organyc has created a product line of pads for sensitive skin made with a top sheet of hypoallergenic, nonwoven 100% breathable and gentle organic cotton, an absorbent core made of 100% organic cotton for maximum absorption, and adhesive wings for maximum comfort and protection.  Organyc contains no synthetics, no SAPs and no wood pulp. For good hygiene, Organyc bleaches only in hydrogen peroxide, a naturally occurring disinfectant.  Also available – panty liners and tampons.


Organyc® products protect and respect sensitive skin

In a large scale gynecological study, feminine care products like Organyc containing pure cotton solved skin irritation with a 90% success rate within 90 days.

It is estimated 60% of women believe they suffer from sensitive skin and many do, indeed, experience itching and irritation.  Cotton is soft, gentle and naturally breathable. Skin does not react with cotton. 100% pure organic cotton (the purest type) hypoallergenic products are highly recommended for women who suffer from recurring yeast infections.

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About Organyc sensitive skin feminine care products.  Organyc feminine care products are made of 100% organic cotton inside and out are the only brand which provides complete protection for you and your sensitive skin. They have unsurpassed absorbency and leak protection and are cotton-soft and gentle.  Conceived in Milan, Italy, they are now available at leading stores and ecommerce retailers throughout the U.S.  To order a sample (tampons, liners or pads) or learn more call 1-844-ORGANYC (1-844-674-2692 or visit the Sample & Coupon page. 


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