Friday 22 March, 2019

What's Up? Shelly-Ann Weeks championing reproductive health in Jamaica

Shelly-Ann Weeks

Shelly-Ann Weeks

Founder and executive director of HerFlow Foundation, Shelly-Ann Weeks has a passion for empowering females, particularly young girls facing reproductive health issues.

This passion led to Weeks introducing what she dubs 'period parties', discussion forums around menstruation in comfortable and entertaining environments.

In this episode of What's Up?, Weeks discusses the concepts while opening up on the challenges she faces in a country where the subject of periods is still taboo. Watch the video.

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