Period Shame

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    4 activists on why we need to change the period narrative

Latest Stories

Free school sanitary products
Life

Period products will now be free in English state schools

Free tampons in schools at last!

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Harriet Marsden
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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.

Posted by
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.

Posted by
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.

Posted by
Hannah-Rose Yee
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Ava Welsing-Kitcher
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We try the innovative new age period products worth knowing about

Did you know there were two types of menstrual cup?

Life

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"

Posted by
Megan Murray
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Life

Why it matters that we’re getting a period emoji

It won’t eliminate stigma on its own – but if it helps start important conversations, then that’s worth celebrating.

Posted by
Moya Crockett
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Life

How Mary Queen of Scots exposed the media’s squeamishness about periods

You’d think the world was getting over its problem with menstruation – but the response to Josie Rourke’s film suggests otherwise.

Posted by
Moya Crockett
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Life

This London restaurant will let you swap tampons for cocktails

Show your support for period poverty by getting sozzled

Posted by
Megan Murray
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Life

When will the tampon tax finally be abolished?

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

Posted by
Megan Murray
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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

Posted by
Moya Lothian-McLean
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Rhiannon Lucy Cosslett
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The teenager fighting against period poverty

Meet Amika George, one of Stylist’s Women of the Year 2017.

Life

Family celebrate girl’s first period in a very unique way

“My family is super extra”

Posted by
Kayleigh Dray
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