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6 of the best eco-friendly sanitary brands you need to know about

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    Teens in Nepal document the stigma surrounding periods

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Stretch it out: yoga can ease period pain and PMS

Hit the mat

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

And the response was absolutely beautiful

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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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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.”

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

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

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Harriet Hall
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