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Five women on those body taboos we’re supposed to keep quiet about

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What causes endometriosis, and is there a cure? A gynaecologist has the answers.

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Period products will now be free in English state schools

Free tampons in schools at last!

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This is what happens to our bodies when we’re burnt out

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“A message to the academic who said PMS is just a ‘cultural myth’”

"When people say it’s not real, I often wonder how they would cope with living my life."

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“I met the hormone whisperer – and my cycle will never be the same again”

Hormone expert and nutritionist Kay Ali tells Stylist why we should think of our hormones like “superpowers”, and how we can use them to our advantage.

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How Charli XCX is fighting period shame, one tampon string at a time

Every woman should watch this video and be reminded that we don’t need to be ashamed by menstruation.

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“I tried Cyclical Living for a month and here's what happened”

Can living in tune to your period sort out your hormonal skin?

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Alternative period products: 5 women trial the latest eco-friendly sanitary brands

Pads, tampons, pants or cups: which way will you go?

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Alexa Chung opens up about endometriosis on Instagram

As the fashion designer, writer and model shares her diagnosis, here’s a look at all the well-known women who have shared their experiences with the condition.

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Period poverty in the UK: 1 in 5 young girls are being bullied at school, here’s how you can help

Male classmates are calling them "dirty" and "disgusting"

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Megan Murray
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Women gloriously roast a man who can’t believe periods happen at night

"Yes. It is true. When we sleep, our breathing comes to a complete stop and our hearts stop beating. Our soul is then transferred to a cloud."

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Megan Murray
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“Why it matters that menstrual health will soon be taught in schools”

Menstrual health activist Alice Smith tells Stylist about her successful campaign to get period education on the curriculum

Life

The comedy night fighting period poverty one laugh at a time

It's going to be bloody funny

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Megan Murray
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This London restaurant will let you swap tampons for cocktails

Show your support for period poverty by getting sozzled

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Megan Murray
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Finally, there's some good news about the tampon tax

Don't get too excited - it's not still not been abolished

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Megan Murray
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When will the tampon tax finally be abolished?

When you can expect to see the back of this ridiculous tax

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Megan Murray
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The unique way this Scottish company is fighting period poverty in the UK

“Buy one, give one.”

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Susan Devaney
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This bakery is soothing period cramps one brownie at a time

Take our money

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The new tampon-alternative promising mess-free sex

Hello blood-free sheets

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This period-themed art is causing outrage on Stockholm’s subway

Unfortunately, periods are still taboo in 2017

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