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.
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.
Organic Cotton Tampons Don't Protect You From Toxic Shock Syndrome
A new study challenges the idea that cotton tampons and menstrual cups are less risky than traditional tampons when it comes to TSS.
We Asked Couples Who Menstruate About Period Syncing
Do relationships that bleed together stay together?
Living With Endometriosis, an Agonising Disease Without a 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.
The Women Trying to Make Periods More Affordable in Northern Indigenous Communities
Tampons can cost more than twice as much Canada’s far north.