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The Push To Bring Menstrual Cups To Nauru

Asylum seekers are often forced to line up for hours to access pads and tampons. Many bleed through their clothes and are forced to make due with tent cloths.
Wendy Syfret
10.9.15
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A Guide to Periods For Men

A woman's period is so natural, your mum couldn't have made you without it. Did I just make you think of your mum's period? Great. We're getting somewhere.
Lisa Ludwig
8.14.15
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A Night Out with Anonymous X

The group is made up of volunteers who hand out high-calorie meal packs, clothes and sanitary products to Melbourne's homeless.
Maddison Connaughton
8.12.15
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Toxic Shock: Why This Woman Is Suing a Tampon Company After Losing Her Leg

After toxic shock syndrome nearly killed Lauren Wasser, the former model and athlete has devoted herself to rectifying what she sees as serious problems with the tampon industry.
Tori Telfer
6.17.15
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An Interview With a Guy Who Really Loves Menstrual Blood

He sees it as the cornerstone of femininity.
Melanie Mendelewitsch, Illustrations by Pierre Thyss
5.28.15
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Bartenders Tell Us About the Best and Worst Things They’ve Found in the Bathroom

Drug paraphernalia, shit where it doesn't belong, bloody knickers and one dead hamster.
Arielle Pardes
4.3.15
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For Homeless Women, Having a Period Isn't a Hassle – It's a Nightmare

As long as sanitary ware is classified as a "non-essential" and "luxury" item, and isn't given out for free like condoms, homeless women may be forced to shoplift for tampons and towels, or resort to using tissue from McDonald's toilets.
Maya Oppenheim
1.23.15
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Tampons Are Not a 'Luxury Product', OK?

Meet the woman actually doing something about the lack of free, accessible sanitary ware in British offices.
Helen Nianias
12.8.14