In this article I explore period tracking apps from a feminist perspective. I argue that through the designs and data collection they reflect and perpetuate, even if unintentionally, heteronormative notions of gender and sexuality.
Period poverty is a prevalent problem in Hungary – hundreds of menstruating people, mostly young girls and women suffer from it. However, it’s not an issue that has sparked a political debate or media sensation.
The Covid-19 crisis has put the economic, social and health systems of all over the world on it’s head, and institutions have failed to respond. An Italian feminist collective decided to create a network of pro-choice realities in order to support and guide women* who were seeking for an abortion.