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Indian Clothes Factories Have Been Busted Giving Employees Illegal 'Painkillers' That Are Messing With Their Periods
To ensure max productivity, the unmarked pills are given under strict supervision and often lead to side-effects like depression, UTIs and miscarriages.
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This Is How One Country Gave Free Menstrual Products to All Its Students
The Scottish government allocated £9.2 million to offer free sanitary products in schools and convinced other places in the UK to follow suit.
We Asked an Economist What Would Happen if All Women Took 'Period Leave'
Would the economy crumble as businesses fell apart under the strain? Er, no—and it might actually make work more productive for everyone.
Japan’s Menstrual Comic Book Hero Is Getting a Live-Action Film
Seiri-chan visits female characters once a month to take their blood and "menstrual punch" bad guys.
Why Indian Women Are Fighting to Pray Inside Their Own Temples
In India, women are banned from entering Hindu temples if they are on their period. But increasing numbers are protesting to demand the right to worship, pray, and menstruate inside religious institutions.
Blood Money: The Race to Crack India's Lucrative Menstruation Market
The vast majority of women in India don't use sanitary products, instead relying on everything from cow dung and newspapers when it comes to that time of the month. But local entrepreneurs are determined to change that with reusable pads, menstrual...
Living with Endometriosis, an Agonizing Disease with No Known Cause or Cure
For most of her life, Chloe has struggled with debilitating periods. When she was 25, she finally went to the hospital. It took four years to diagnose her. Why won't doctors take menstrual pain seriously?
What Men Aren't Taught About Periods
Lads, here are the answers to your questions about that bleeding thing we do.