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Periods Are Awesome! Let's Show Them Some Bloody R.E.S.P.E.C.T!
Periods are totally normal and natural. But for whatever reason, people find them icky to talk about. No more! When it comes
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Vending Machine Lets Indian Girls Buy Sanitary Pads Without Shame
Women and girls are often too embarrassed to buy pads at stores because of the stigma surrounding menstruation.
Menstrual Cycle Still a Barrier to Achieve Gender Equality
Adolescent girls in developing countries miss schools for at least five days every month -- 60 days in a year during their menstrual cycle due to the lack of access to sanitary napkins and unhygienic conditions at schools. Many of them fall behind in their classes.
Two-Thousand, Two-Hundred and Eighty Days. Period.
For approximately 6.25 years of every woman's life, equaling 2,280 days, she has her period. And this incurs significant financial costs. With 70 percent of women using tampons, for example, she will go through an average of 9,120 tampons in her lifetime, adding up to over $1,700.00.
New Environmentalism: Protecting Your Female Ecology
Founder of Cora, the startup that is revolutionizing the way w...
It was a sobering moment for the fact that I was 20 years old--in otherwise perfect health, with minimal family history of
Women Beware: Most Feminine Hygiene Products Contain Toxic Ingredients
Dr. Joseph Mercola
Physician and author
In my opinion, feminine hygiene products can be likened to a "ticking time bomb" due to years of exposure. The average American woman uses 16,800 tampons in her lifetime -- or up to 24,360 if she's on estrogen replacement therapy.
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