Period Struggles in 8 Countries

It’s hard to believe but in many countries, menstruation is still a taboo. A combination of tradition, misinformation and lack of educational facilities for girls especially in a male-dominant country resulted in such twisted ideologies to manifest and stay around after all this time. Let’s take a look at the struggles and taboos that women…

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6 Ways to Swim With Your Period

Is it possible? Is it hygienic? Will I really attract sharks if I swim in the ocean? Yes, depends, and no. Exercising can be good for you while you’re on your period, and swimming can be a relaxing, low-impact workout for your entire body whether you are a competitive or recreational swimmer. But very few of us…

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Period Horror Stories (Part I)

  In an attempt to normalise periods in our society, we thought that we should de-stigmatise this natural process by kickstarting period conversations with real life stories from you! Some are hilarious, some are painfully embarrassing, and some are really scary. Nevertheless, we hope you resonate with some of these stories. Maybe you’ll realise you…

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#Femvertising: 5 Women Empowerment Campaigns

It’s definitely CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility). And though that might seem to undermine the good works of these campaigns, it actually doesn’t. It’s a win-win situation: companies improve their brand image, and marginalised or discriminated communities take another step of empowerment. So what’s #femvertising? It’s exactly what you guessed it to be – feminine advertising. These…

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