Set of spot illustrations based on the report "The New Menstrual Revolution" by El País Setmanal.
It has been menstrual activism that, by promoting self-awareness of bodies and cycles, has helped position the period as a driver of social, cultural and political change.
Women have lived their bleeding and pains indoors, in shame and ignorance.
The 10% VAT assigned to these products – the same as caviar, for example – turns them into luxury items for those living below the poverty line.
The pandemic has shown how issues that only affect women are looked down upon.