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'It's My Body. Period.' launched

Published:Friday | September 21, 2018 | 12:00 AM
Author Shelly-Ann Weeks (second right) receives support from (from left) Laff From Yaad CEO Renae Excell, Host Dr Michael Abrahams,and Flow’s VP of marketing Carlo Redwood at the launch of ‘It’s My Body. Period.’.
Author Shelly-Ann Weeks strikes a pose at the launch of ‘It’s My Body. Period’., her latest body of work, at the Jamaica Pegasus Talk of the Town Suite, recently.
In formation: The front row at the launch of ‘It’s My Body. Period.’, the latest work by Shelly-Ann Weeks, proudly display their copies. The Jamaica Pegasus’s Talk of the Town Suite on Thursday, September 13, 2018. From left: Professor Donna Hope; President of the Book Industry of Jamaica Latoya Blackwood; Gianna Fakhourie, CEO of The Original Arm Candy; Curves brand manager Renee Rose; and senior advisor to the minister of state in the Ministry of Education, Youth and Information Brittany Singh Williams.
It’s all smiles as author Shelly-Ann Weeks (centre) signs copies of her latest work, ‘It’s My Body. Period.’, for special guests Renee Rose (left), Curves brand manager, and Brittany Singh Williams, senior advisor to the Minister of State in the Ministry of Education, Youth and Information – during the book’s launch.
Renee Rose, Curves brand manager, leaves a personal note for author Shelly-Ann Weeks at the launch of her latest book, ‘It’s My Body. Period.’
Author Shelly-Ann Weeks (second right) receives support from her publishing team – (from left) illustrator Cory Mills, editor Tamoya Chen and graphic designer Andre Lemard – at the launch of ‘It’s My Body. Period.’
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On Thursday, September 13, author and sexologist Shelly-Ann Weeks launched her latest book, It's My Body. Period.

The launch took place at The Jamaica Pegasus' Talk of the Town Suite.

It's My Body. Period. is a about a Jamaican girl and her experiences, as she embarks on one of life's important rites of passage, her period.

As an introduction to menstruation, the book also has the relevant information that can act as a guide for any girl.

Curves, a sanitary-napkin line known for its Girl Talk educational series on feminine hygiene and puberty, came on board as the title sponsor for the event in support of the book and its bold author.