Candice Chirwa

Candice Chirwa is an author, gender activist, and thought leader. Better known as the Minister of Menstruation, her activism is led by the belief that menstruators deserve fundamental human rights. Candice is on a mission to fiercely change the disempowering narrative around menstruation. Candice has been invited to speak on the topic of period dignity on platforms such as TEDx, Nedbank, and others. Her award-winning NGO Qrate has been globally recognized by organisations such as BBC, Global Citizen, and OkayAfrica. Candice is an author of the two books Perils of Patriarchy and Flow: The Book About Menstruation.

Candice Chirwa