This Is How the UK 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.
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Nepalese Women Keep Dying After Being Banished to 'Period Huts'
A centuries-old tradition known as 'chhaupadi' forces people to leave the family home while they're menstruating.
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.
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...
A Guide to Getting Into Menstrual Cups
The long-lasting, reusable blood funnels have a rabid fan base. Here's everything you need to know about using a tiny chalice for your periods.
These Puberty Videos Take First Periods to GoT Levels
Which might explain why some of them have nearly half a million views.
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Can I Skip My Period Safely?
Doctors break down why getting your period is actually optional.
We Asked Couples Who Menstruate About Period Syncing
Do relationships that bleed together stay together?
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Do Periods Really Stop in the Water?
Gravity is your ally.
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Breaking the Cycle That Keeps Girls Out of School Monthly
High school senior Maya Penn is working to get sanitary products to women and girls in developing countries.
The Women Trying to Make Periods More Affordable in Northern Indigenous Communities
Tampons can cost more than twice as much Canada’s far north.