We're getting a period emoji and it's bloody brilliant news

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It's happening. We're definitely getting a period emoji. 

Unicode has confirmed the period emoji has been given the go-ahead and will hit keyboards in spring 2019. 

The blood drop emoji is the result of a campaign led by girls' rights group Plan International UK backed by 55,000 people, which set out to smash the silence and stigma surrounding menstruation by bringing a period emoji to global smartphone keyboards. 

Lucy Russell, Head of Girls' Rights & Youth at Plan International UK, says the period emoji, "which can express what 800 million women around the world are experiencing every month, is a huge step towards normalising periods and smashing the stigma which surrounds them."  Read more...

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We're getting a period emoji and it's bloody brilliant news We're getting a period emoji and it's bloody brilliant news Reviewed by Hassan on February 06, 2019 Rating: 5

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