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Young Australian women struggling to afford period products as inflation soars, survey shows
Plan International says stigma around menstruation at heart of problem as it calls for free products in public bathrooms

Stephanie Convery Inequality reporter

25, May, 2023 @3:00 PM

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‘I’m glad my symptoms have a name’: three women on their struggles with adenomyosis
After Naga Munchetty revealed her agonies with the little-known womb condition, three readers share their experiences

Jedidajah Otte

23, May, 2023 @6:00 AM

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Naga Munchetty tells of ‘constant pain’ from womb condition adenomyosis
BBC presenter reveals struggles with little understood disorder that is thought to affect one in 10 women

Rachel Hall

22, May, 2023 @4:11 PM

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Concerns over price rises for period products despite removal of tampon tax
Campaigners say saving is not being passed on by retailers after double digit price rise

Zoe Wood

21, May, 2023 @1:00 PM

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‘Everyone has a story about being caught out’: Victoria moves to fulfil promise of free tampons and pads
‘If men got periods, we would have had supply right alongside toilet paper in public places from day dot,’ women’s minister says

Benita Kolovos

20, May, 2023 @8:00 PM

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It’s astounding that period products aren’t properly regulated | Letter
Letter: Women use them in one of the most absorbent parts of the body, writes Helen Lynn, yet they can have harmful chemicals

16, May, 2023 @3:37 PM

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Being a teenage girl is only getting harder. Thank God they still have Judy Blume | Leila Latif
Blume’s groundbreaking books shepherded me and millions of others through the trials of adolescence – and they’re still as relevant as ever, says writer Leila Latif

Leila Latif

05, May, 2023 @7:00 AM

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Ninety years since the first Tampax, why aren’t there better menstrual products?
Period underwear was supposed to revitalize the market until concerns emerged over PFAS. New startups are hoping to change the game

Alaina Demopoulos

04, May, 2023 @5:00 AM

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‘Hell on earth’: India’s taboos around women’s pain leave endometriosis sufferers in agony
Despite the pain of the condition, diagnoses take seven years on average globally. In India, where 42 million women have the disease, cultural stigmas can make the delay even longer

Saeed Kamali Dehghan

01, May, 2023 @5:00 AM

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Ditching white shorts is striking but periods’ link to injury is bigger issue | Louise Taylor
With the menstrual cycle making female footballers more inclined to injury, research and attention to detail are important

Louise Taylor

07, Apr, 2023 @11:39 AM

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Women can’t afford period products. Talking about it is key to fixing this shame
Period poverty is widespread in the US, and Covid worsened the crisis. Yet it remains ‘shrouded in stigma and shame’

Érica Carnevalli

05, Apr, 2023 @9:00 AM

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England pair Lauren Hemp and Lucy Parker praise switch to blue shorts
‘This is a massive step in the right direction,’ said Lauren Hemp over the Lionesses’ kit change, which allows players on their periods to feel more comfortable, ahead of the World Cup

Suzanne Wrack

04, Apr, 2023 @6:27 PM

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