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19 Nov 2023

Palestinian Women Are Using Period-Delaying Pills Amid Israel-Gaza War

Palestinian women are taking Norethisterone, a pill usually used for conditions like endometriosis to delay periods, due to unsanitary conditions resulting from the Israeli offensive in Gaza. Overcrowding, forced evacuations, and limited access to water and hygiene products, exacerbated by low supply in pharmacies owing to Israel's bombardment of road networks, has led to this desperate measure. [Source](