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  • Life

    Why a menstrual cup is the most life-changing purchase you’ll ever make

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    Life

    Panic-buying tampons will only make them less accessible to women who need them

  • Tampon tax
    Life

    The government has officially scrapped the tampon tax – but there are still concerns to discuss

Latest Stories

endometriosis
Long Reads

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

Half of women with endometriosis have suicidal thoughts, and many say the pain has severely impacted their careers, education and relationships.

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Sarah Graham
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Long Reads

This is how you can help end tampon tax, once and for all

Now that we’ve left the EU, it’s time to crack on with one of the government’s most important pledges – ending tampon tax.

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Laura Coryton
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Free school sanitary products
Life

Period products will now be free in English state schools

Free tampons in schools at last!

Posted by
Harriet Marsden
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free sanitary products tampons
Long Reads

Why every employer should offer free sanitary products at work

We’re women, we menstruate, and we’re part of the workplace. So let’s flex our choices.

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Nancy Saddington
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Hannah-Rose Yee
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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.

cervical cancer screening
Long Reads

We asked 50 women about smear tests. The answers were unexpected

“Who knew your cervix could move around so much and then hide at the worst possible moment?”

Posted by
Sarah Biddlecombe
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Beauty

We try the innovative new age period products worth knowing about

Did you know there were two types of menstrual cup?

Posted by
Ava Welsing-Kitcher
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Period poverty
Life

A book with 15 free tampons inside it has sold out for this political reason

Tampons are taxed at nearly three times the rate as books are in Germany.

Posted by
Hollie Richardson
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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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Visible Women

Women’s Daily Dispatch: The news you need to know on 2/3/18

A new invention promises to make your period more eco-friendly - and the life expectancy of England’s poorest girls has fallen

Posted by
Moya Crockett
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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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Susan Devaney
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The unique way this Scottish company is fighting period poverty in the UK

“Buy one, give one.”

Life

The new tampon-alternative promising mess-free sex

Hello blood-free sheets

Posted by
Megan Murray
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Life

This period-themed art is causing outrage on Stockholm’s subway

Unfortunately, periods are still taboo in 2017

Posted by
Susan Devaney
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Careers

Idiot complains about colleague’s period cramps - and HR backs him up

People menstruate, Guy – get over it

Posted by
Kayleigh Dray
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Life

The Budget 2017: What does it mean for women?

Spreadsheet Phil lays out his cards on the table

Posted by
Stylist Team
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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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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.

Posted by
Harriet Hall
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Amy Swales
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Finally, a sanitary pad advert that's not scared of actual blood

Sorry weirdly happy rollerblading woman in a white tennis skirt

Life

Teenage boys are collecting free tampons to hand out at their school

Teenage boys are collecting free tampons to hand out to girls at their school

Posted by
Harriet Hall
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