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5 Things You May Not Know About Your Period

Do you think you know all there is to know about your period? Women have about 450 periods during their lifetime, which means you have plenty of chances to learn all about it. Even so, your period can still manage to surprise you -- and not just by showing up when you...

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How Menstrual Cups Help African Girls

written by Teya Janelle Menstruation may not sound glamorous at all but menstrual cups make it manageable and somehow comfortable. Yes, menstruation can be expensive. Imagine having to buy sanitary pads in bulk and use four or five pads a day, depending on your...

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5 Things You May Not Know About Your Period

5 Things You May Not Know About Your Period

Do you think you know all there is to know about your period? Women have about 450 periods during their lifetime, which means you have plenty of chances to learn all about it. Even so, your period can still manage to surprise you -- and not just by showing up when you...

How Menstrual Cups Help African Girls

How Menstrual Cups Help African Girls

written by Teya Janelle Menstruation may not sound glamorous at all but menstrual cups make it manageable and somehow comfortable. Yes, menstruation can be expensive. Imagine having to buy sanitary pads in bulk and use four or five pads a day, depending on your...

Let’s Talk Periods: Turning TMI Into Action

Let’s Talk Periods: Turning TMI Into Action

Writen by Caitlin Gruer , MPH, WASH Champion I vividly remember the day I first got my period. I thought I was well prepared - my all-girls school had spent the last few years teaching us all about periods, many of my friends had started theirs already, and I’d...

Talking Menstrual Hygiene in Developing Countries

Talking Menstrual Hygiene in Developing Countries

BY PATRICIA MACKEY On May 28, both women and men celebrated the world’s first Menstrual Hygiene Day. As part of a project by WaterAid, Save the Children and several other aid organizations affiliated with public health, Menstrual Hygiene Day aims to shine light on a...

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