Tampon

  • 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

    Posted by
    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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  • People

    The most inspiring moments from the #FreePeriods march

    Hundreds of activists took to the streets to campaign for free period products

    Posted by
    Sarah Biddlecombe
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  • Life

    Woman stopped at airport security has to explain what a tampon is

    “How do you use it?”

    Posted by
    Anna Pollitt
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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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  • Beauty

    There are over 5,000 euphemisms used to describe periods

    From Aunt Flo to shark week

    Posted by
    Sarah Biddlecombe
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