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    Going beyond the pill: women who opt for hormone-free contraception

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

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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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  • 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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  • People

    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”

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    Kayleigh Dray
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  • 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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  • 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?

    Posted by
    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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  • Life

    Man takes to Reddit for advice on raising his 11-year-old niece

    And the response was absolutely beautiful

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  • 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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  • Life

    Girls are missing school because they can't afford to buy tampons

    “I Sellotaped tissue to my underwear. I didn't know what else to do.”

    Posted by
    Sarah Biddlecombe
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  • Life

    Tampon sales in the UK have plummeted dramatically, but why?

    New figures show that women in the UK are buying five million fewer packets of tampons each year.

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    Harriet Hall
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  • Fashion

    Monki’s feminist campaign celebrates periods, masturbation, and more

    The #monkifesto is taking a stand for women everywhere

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    Kayleigh Dray
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  • Life

    “It’s because of my period”: Olympic swimmer breaks menstrual taboo

    “It’s because of my period”: Olympic swimmer breaks menstrual taboo

    Posted by
    Harriet Hall
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