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Period products: luxury to necessity

Scotland has become the first country in the world to introduce universal access to free period products. According to the bill that was passed in Holyrood on Tuesday night, November 24, it is legally required to ensure everyone who needs such products has access to them. It is the outcome of the 4-year-campaign led by […]

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Lifestyle

A brief summary of some sustainable period products

Since speaking about ecology became mainstream, more and more alternative period products have started to appear. Some derive inspiration from the means our great grandmothers used during their moon time, and some rely on modern research and technology. This should be eternally celebrated, as from this wide range of products, each woman may find something […]

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Science

Toxic Shock Syndrome and our fear of tampons

Opening a box of tampons for the first time can be intimidating. You may not have used them before, you may be quite young and you may be scared about whether or not they’ll hurt to use. The first item that will reveal itself upon tearing open the lid will not provide much comfort. Since […]