Tampons

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  • Period poverty
    Life

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

Latest Stories

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
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Life

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

Your periods are about to get a serious make-over.

Posted by
Sonya Barber
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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
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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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Moya Crockett
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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

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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Life

The unique way this Scottish company is fighting period poverty in the UK

“Buy one, give one.”

Posted by
Susan Devaney
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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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Kayleigh Dray
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Family celebrate girl’s first period in a very unique way

“My family is super extra”

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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Life

Finally, a sanitary pad advert that's not scared of actual blood

Sorry weirdly happy rollerblading woman in a white tennis skirt

Posted by
Amy Swales
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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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Beauty

At last, tampon tax set to be scrapped after EU deal

After months of petitioning, viral parody campaigns and women bleeding in front of parliament in protest...

Posted by
Sejal Kapadia Pocha
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Life

Forthright new tampon tins tell it like it is

THEERE WILL BE BLOOD

Posted by
Amy Swales
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