How I Became A Cloth Pad User

Have you watched the latest adaptation of Anne of Green Gables on Netflix yet? Spoiler alert if you’ve not. “You’ll need some cotton cloths to pin to your undergarments,” the ever-pragmatic Marilla Cuthbert informs her 13-year-old ward, Anne Shirley – who happens to be in the depths of despair after being told that she’s in…

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5 Ways to Go Beyond Menstrual Hygiene Day

Every year, on the 28th of May, WASH United spearheads an initiative targeted at breaking the stigmas surrounding menstruation by raising awareness on the challenges that many women and girls face worldwide. According to the official Menstrual Hygiene Day website, their vision is “to create a world in which every woman and girl can manage…

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5 Alternatives to Disposable Pads and Tampons

When your period arrives, you probably reach for your pad or tampon without thinking twice. It’s been about 70 years since the invention of disposable tampons and sanitary pads, and we’re still using the same feminine products on the market! Sure, we’ve come a long way since the ’70s, where our mothers and aunts were…

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