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    Women

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    Life

    60% of women need to “budget” for their periods, and how is this 2019?

Latest Stories

Life

Are “period badges” really the way to tackle menstruation stigma?

A company is asking female employees to wear a “special badge” if they are on their period.

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Jessica Rapana
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Life

A third of male office workers think discussing periods is unprofessional

It's 2019, and 32% of men still think talking about periods at work is inappropriate, study finds.

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Jessica Rapana
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People

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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Hannah-Rose Yee
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Life

Are we over the pill? Meet the women opting for hormone-free contraception

Is the pill really all it's cracked up to be?

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Sarah Biddlecombe
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Sarah Biddlecombe
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We asked 50 women about smear tests. The answers were unexpected

“Who knew your cervix could move around so much and then hide at the worst possible moment?”

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Beauty

“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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Quotes

On sex, beauty and self-care: brilliant Caitlin Moran quotes to live your life by

You can always rely on Caitlin Moran’s words of wisdom to guide you through all aspects of life.

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Kayleigh Dray
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Chhaupadi: Teenage girls in Nepal exiled to period huts during menstruation
Life

Teens in Nepal document the stigma surrounding periods

“We are kept separately and not touched. I feel hated.”

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Sarah Biddlecombe
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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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Life

Scotland is first to offer free sanitary products in every university, college and school

The government is funding a new £5.2m scheme to tackle period poverty

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Sarah Biddlecombe
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Long Reads

Alesha Dixon has a simple, yet powerful, solution to period poverty

137,000 girls in the UK are regularly missing school because they can’t afford sanitary protection. That needs to change

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Alesha Dixon
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Kayleigh Dray
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Halsey absolutely refuses to let male managers make her feel ashamed of her endometriosis

“This is a reality for me and you need to suck it up and deal”

Life

This new invention promises to make your period eco-friendly

You can prevent 12,000 pieces of plastic entering the sea by using it

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Moya Lothian-McLean
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Life

Woman claims she was fired for leaking during a heavy period at work

“Every woman dreads getting period symptoms when they're not expecting them, but I never thought I could be fired for it.”

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Sarah Biddlecombe
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Life

Science reveals the surprising truth about “period brain”

Looks like we can no longer blame our periods for everything...

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Sarah Biddlecombe
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Life

‘Period shame’ causes nearly half of girls to skip PE lessons: study

This girl can, but she's too afraid to. Isn't it time we busted the taboo?

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Anna Brech
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Life

Fighting for their rights: the heroic teens battling period taboos

"I wasn’t allowed to comb my hair, look in the mirror, attend school, read and write."

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Sarah Biddlecombe
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Life

Stretch it out: yoga can ease period pain and PMS

Hit the mat

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Sarah Biddlecombe
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Stylist Team
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Man takes to Reddit for advice on raising his 11-year-old niece

And the response was absolutely beautiful

Life

How teens in India are fighting against the stigma surrounding periods

“I love breaking the taboos”

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Sarah Biddlecombe
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