As terrifying, inconvenient and annoying as my experience with menorrhagia was, I was lucky. I had easy access to clean and functioning bathrooms and proper menstrual hygiene products. Countless women and girls cannot say the same.
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Many girls in sub-Saharan Africa end up missing considerable amount of school, or at worst even dropping out, due to humiliation and stigma related to menstruation.
Be Girl aims to make a small intervention with the maximum impact: one girl, one pad, one year.
When it comes down to it, there are plenty of old wives' tales floating around -- especially on the Internet.
Is it just us, or is a quote about friendship totally useless on a box of maxi pads?
When @The_Beheld tweeted a picture of an Always Infinity box f...
The typical tampon or pantyliner commercial might feature flowers, unicorns and women in white bikinis, but Carefree decided to get real with its late...
With Lena Dunham dropping "vagina" references on a weekly basis in the first season of "Girls," one might think that we were over the whole "vagina is a dirty word" thing.
From a very young age we're taught that our periods should be covered, hidden and cleaned up. Now, a new VICE photo series, "There Will Be Blood" is challenging the taboo.
A New Zealand feminine hygiene company has yanked a controversial new advertisement from the airwaves after many in the lesbian, gay, bisexual and tra...
Why is menstruation still such a taboo subject? It's high time for a little more transparency. Let's perform a communal end-run around the usual secrecy and embarrassment
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