Apple Inc Releases “drop of blood” Emoji to represent Menstruation

In a bid to fight the stigma around menstruatuion, Apple Inc has made available the period “drop of blood” emoji on iPhone keyboards. As a part of Apple’s iOS 13.2 update, the tech giant released a set of 350 brand-new emojis including mixed-race couples, gender-neutral individuals, people with disabilities and more in a push to be more inclusive. This comes at the background of stigma that surrounds menstruation in many communities worldwide and Africa in particular. Talking about menstruation is seen as a taboo causing many girls to go mute on the topic while others hide it from their parents and … Continue reading Apple Inc Releases “drop of blood” Emoji to represent Menstruation