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    There's An Emoji For Periods Now And We Hope It Helps Normalize Menstruation

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    The Unicode Consortium just announced that there will be 230 new emojis coming soon to cell phones.

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    Among them is the drop of blood emoji, which was made to help reduce the stigma around menstruation.

    We are thrilled to announce that we are actually getting a #PeriodEmoji! It is through your support that we can now celebrate that the @unicode have announced that we will get our first ever #PeriodEmoji in March 2019 🎊 Find out more here ▶https://t.co/dKd4WwEShX

    The Global Girl's Rights Charity Plan International UK ran a survey in 2017 that found girls and women still felt shame about having their period, to the point where it was affecting their ability to talk to friends and family about it.

    Making something like the period emoji is just the start to normalizing it...but at least it's a start.

    Females are faced with different situations surrounding their periods every day, so wouldn't it be amazing if something like this lil' story happened regularly?!

    PERIODS ARE NORMAL AND I'M SO HAPPY I'M CRYING TEARS OF BLOOD.

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