As I reflect on Endometriosis Awareness month, I am always surprised about how little people know about a condition that affects around 200 million people worldwide – an equal amount to women suffering with diabetes. […]
Two years, three ultrasound scans, multiple doctor’s appointments and many ‘press two to find out test results’ later, I have received a diagnosis: endometriosis. This condition is one that affects 1 in 10 women and […]
This discusses the sexist ‘shame’ that follows menstruation and the effect this shame has on campaigns trying to tackle period poverty.
Over 90% of women get PMS and 1 in 8 women didn’t know about periods until they started them. Oriana Campbell-Palmer fights the taboo around periods with this article.
Period poverty has become a trending topic recently, but it is fair to say that most people believe that it is a “developing world” issue. This is far from the truth. From the misconception that […]
Need to vent about your period cramps in the group chat? Now you can! The myth that periods are “gross” and should be kept under wraps has long needed to be dispelled. The emoji, which […]
You may remember a certain photograph of Rupi Kaur’s that was taken down initially by Instagram under terms of ‘violating community standards’. The photo was of Kaur herself, lying on a bed with a few, […]
[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]If you haven’t seen Bodyform’s new #BloodNormal campaign yet, it is a must watch. For the first time ever, a sanitary towel company has chosen to use ‘real’ blood in its advert over the mysterious […]
Fun fact. Nowhere on a bottle of femfresh does it say the word “vagina”. Or vulva, or labia, or genitals. Which is odd for a product which is specifically designed to clean one’s vagina, vulva, […]
LUU are pledging to help students save by reducing the price of sanitary products. Essentials, the Union’s sanitary products stockist, will reduce the costs of sanitary protection under the new measure, which will see customers […]