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Australian period underwear makers deny using ‘forever chemicals’ after Thinx settles suit in US
Modibodi and Bonds say they avoid using PFAS chemicals, which break down slowly over time and have unclear health impacts

Donna Lu

28, Jan, 2023 @7:00 PM

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Thinx period underwear was supposed to be ‘non-toxic’. Now customers feel betrayed
The company has settled a lawsuit over ‘forever chemicals’, raising the question: why is it so hard to find quality menstrual products?

Alaina Demopoulos

19, Jan, 2023 @6:00 AM

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Let’s stop whispering about menopause and reclaim ownership of our bodies | Sisonke Msimang
For too long women’s bodies have been shrouded in mystery and shame

Sisonke Msimang

22, Dec, 2022 @2:00 PM

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Try to be gentle with yourself: things I wish I'd known before going into menopause | Alison Daddo as told to Svetlana Stankovic
Googling menopause throws up a host of negative messages, but there are powerful, positive things every woman should know

Alison Daddo as told to Svetlana Stankovic

21, Dec, 2022 @2:00 PM

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Menstrual and menopause leave would be a win not just for women, but for all of Australia | Jane Caro
Australia ranks 70th in the world for women’s economic participation. Any measure that helps remedy that can only be a good thing

Jane Caro

22, Nov, 2022 @2:00 PM

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Wimbledon will allow dark undershorts due to female players’ period concerns
Wimbledon is to drop the tournament’s strict all-white dress code in order to address the concerns of female players who are menstruating

Guardian sport

17, Nov, 2022 @3:23 PM

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UK retailers not passing on tampon tax savings to women, report says
Exclusive: Abolition of 5% VAT on period products only resulted in 1% cut in prices at most, research finds

Zoe Wood

10, Nov, 2022 @1:29 PM

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Scottish group scraps period dignity role after abuse for hiring man
Jason Grant’s appointment as Tay region’s period dignity lead had prompted anger on social media

Libby Brooks Scotland correspondent

06, Sep, 2022 @2:05 PM

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How private is your period-tracking app? Not very, study reveals
Research on more than 20 apps found that the majority collected large amounts of personal data and shared it with third parties

Kari Paul

17, Aug, 2022 @8:00 AM

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Scottish group appoints man as first ever period dignity regional lead
Jason Grant’s appointment in Tay region receives incredulous response

Libby Brooks Scotland correspondent

16, Aug, 2022 @6:16 PM

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Covid vaccinations’ effect on periods and menopause needs more research | Letters
Letters: Rebecca May and Jen Fritz on the menstrual problems that they and their friends have had after having coronavirus jabs


28, Jul, 2022 @4:55 PM

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‘Customs officers thought they were car parts’: the woman bringing menstrual cups to Ethiopia
Sara Eklund hopes the cups will help reduce stigma and shame in a country where a quarter of women lack access to period products

Isabel Choat

28, Jul, 2022 @6:15 AM

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