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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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Chloe Burcham
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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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Christobel Hastings
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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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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 women need to start being bloody difficult about their health

No, you're not a hypochondriac for being concerned about your body

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Jennifer Lipman
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Ask Gynae Geek: your most Googled questions about irregular periods, answered

Are irregular periods caused by stress? And can they affect fertility? Gynae Geek has the answers

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Dr Anita Mitra
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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

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Hannah-Rose Yee
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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

Life

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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Megan Murray
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The new tampon-alternative promising mess-free sex

Hello blood-free sheets

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Megan Murray
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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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Susan Devaney
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This feminist bar is giving women a discount for being on their period

Welcome to Bloody Hour

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Megan Murray
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This man’s response to his friend’s period while hiking is everything

“I had NOTHING on me and I was wearing shorts”

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This teacher is determined to help girls feel comfortable with periods

“If you’re uncomfortable with the idea of menstruation, you shouldn’t read on…”

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Kayleigh Dray
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