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Menstruation

This Country May Likely Become First Western One With a Paid Menstrual Leave Policy

In recent news for women in Italy, the country may likely become the Western hemisphere's first-ever country to create an official policy around paid... Read More »

Mayor de Blasio Officially Signs Bill For Free Tampons In NYC Schools, Jails, And Shelters

Last Wednesday, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio┬ápa ed a legislation that may very well enact "the largest program of its kind nationwide." This new... Read More »

This Study Revealed a Medication Could Potentially Help Create More Eggs Once Your "Biological Clock" Runs Out

Some of the societal pre ures for women to have children young may have just been lifted, thanks to Profe or Evelyn Telfer of the University of Edinbu... Read More »

This Gym Banned Menstruating Women From Its Pool

We'd like to think we've come a long way since menstruation was deemed a curse, but one rule in a gym in Tbilisi, the country of Georgia's capital, pr... Read More »

See How These 7 Nepalese Girls Worked with WaterAid in a Campaign to End Menstrual Taboos

In an inspiring campaign by WaterAid "to improve girls' ability to manage their periods through better acce to water, toilets and sanitary supplies a... Read More »

How the All-Women Tampon Company Lola Started a National Conversation About Periods

At most offices, getting your period can feel like a dirty secret. In addition to negotiating for equal pay, women must master the crucial job skill o... Read More »

New York City Just Made Free Tampons and Pads Available in Prisons, Schools, and Shelters

Pads and tampons just became a lot more acce ible in New York City. Thanks to the work of city councilwoman Juli a Ferreras-Copeland, pads and tampons... Read More »