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  • Life

    Period poverty in the UK: 1 in 5 young girls are being bullied at school, here’s how you can help

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    Life

    Vulva artwork takes over women’s public toilets for this reason

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    Women gloriously roast a man who can’t believe periods happen at night

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    Life

    Wales just struck a major blow against period poverty in the UK

    The Welsh government has announced a scheme addressing period poverty in schools. It’s a reminder that feminist activism can make a difference

    Posted by
    Moya Crockett
    Published
  • Tampons
    Life

    Why are hardly any women’s charities being supported by the tampon tax?

    Over 100 experts have signed an open letter arguing that women’s organisations should benefit from the tampon tax.

    Posted by
    Moya Crockett
    Published
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    Long Reads

    Ask Gynae Geek: your most Googled questions about endometriosis, answered

    What causes endometriosis, and is there a cure? Gynae Geek has the answers

    Posted by
    Dr Anita Mitra
    Published
  • Long Reads

    Why women need to start being bloody difficult about their health

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

    Posted by
    Jennifer Lipman
    Published
  • what is an irregular period
    Long Reads

    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

    Posted by
    Dr Anita Mitra
    Published
  • philip hammond spring statement period poverty
    Long Reads

    Why the government’s pledge to end period poverty is so vitally important

    “Together we have secured a change that a few years ago seemed inconceivable: a solution to period poverty”

    Posted by
    Laura Coryton
    Published
  • Opinion

    10 things I want you to know about making change happen

    From the founder of #FreePeriods

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  • HOLLYWOOD, CALIFORNIA - FEBRUARY 24: Melissa Berton (center L) and Rayka Zehtabchi (center R) accept the Short Film (Live Action) award for 'Period. End of Sentence.' onstage during the 91st Annual Academy Awards at Dolby Theatre on February 24, 2019 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
    Life

    Academy Awards 2019: How Netflix smashed period taboos at the Oscars

    Menstruation is making headlines at the Oscars this year, and for good reason...

    Posted by
    Kayleigh Dray
    Published
  • 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
    Published
  • 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
    Published
  • Life

    These are the shocking stats around period poverty in the UK

    The issue is much closer to home than you may have thought

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  • Visible Women

    This inventor could have revolutionised periods. Why was she ignored?

    The true story of forgotten inventor Mary Davidson Kenner, who created an innovative new menstrual pad in 1956.

    Posted by
    Anna-Marie Crowhurst
    Published
  • Life

    “Why a Mooncup is the most life-changing purchase you’ll make in 2018”

    Your periods are about to get a serious make-over

    Posted by
    Sonya Barber
    Published
  • Long Reads

    “Doctors told me my period pains were nothing. Then I collapsed.”

    Does the new endometriosis pill prove women’s health is finally being taken seriously?

    Posted by
    Sarah Graham
    Published
  • Opinion

    “India has scrapped its tampon tax. Why are we still paying it in the UK?”

    The world’s ‘most dangerous country for women’ is ending taxes on sanitary products – but in the supposedly enlightened UK, we’re still being forced to pay up.

    Posted by
    Moya Crockett
    Published
  • Visible Women

    Why Ruby Raut wants women everywhere to wear WUKA ‘period pants’

    Stylist meets WUKA co-founder, Ruby Raut

    Posted by
    Susan Devaney
    Published
  • Life

    Female MP makes ground-breaking move by discussing her period in parliament

    Scottish Labour's Danielle Rowley got real about period poverty in a revolutionary way

    Posted by
    Megan Murray
    Published
  • These are the reproductive health issues women worry most about
    Life

    These are the reproductive health issues women worry most about

    But a new study shows that embarrassment is still stopping women from seeking the help they need.

    Posted by
    Moya Crockett
    Published
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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
    Published