Menstruisms: Powerful Illustrations Describe How It Really Is Like For A Woman During Her Period

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Updated on 6 Sep, 2017 at 4:53 pm

Are you feeling bad because of your periods? Well, Layla Ehsan, too, felt the same. A graphic design student, Layla created a series of water-colour illustrations titled Menstruisms, reports Huffington Post.

Ehsan said:

“When I started these, my period had just begun and I needed to find a way to tell the world how bad I was feeling. The first couple of days are always pretty rough for me – cramps, bloating, the works – but I’m generally reluctant to complain too openly about it. I wanted to inspect and defy those taboos that keep us from talking about our periods and how they make us feel.”

Ehsan’s illustrations certainly sum up how women feel: