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'Negotiations ongoing' on zero VAT rate for newer period products like menstrual cups
# Period Poverty
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# Period Poverty

'Negotiations ongoing' on zero VAT rate for newer period products like menstrual cups

Feb 8th 2021, 3:19 PM 16,696 Views 15 Comments

A report launched today found that extensive research is required to examine the impact of period poverty in Ireland.

Opinion: 'Revolution Period' is here - so why are the authorities banning tampon ads?
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# Menstruation

Opinion: 'Revolution Period' is here - so why are the authorities banning tampon ads?

Aug 7th 2020, 7:00 AM 39,191 Views 69 Comments

Menstrual Cycle Awareness facilitator Kitty Maguire says the recent banning of an ad for tampons missed the point entirely.

Minister sets up period poverty committee: 'Menstruation is not a choice'
# Women's Health
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# Women's Health

Minister sets up period poverty committee: 'Menstruation is not a choice'

Oct 7th 2019, 6:10 AM 22,419 Views 43 Comments

The health minister said women are facing significant costs paying for sanitary products.

What your period may be telling you about your overall health
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# Menstruation

What your period may be telling you about your overall health

Mar 17th 2019, 3:00 PM 14,103 Views 2 Comments

We asked the experts.

Mary Queen of Scots director Josie Rourke explained the menstruation scene Saoirse Ronan was praising last week
# Periods
# Periods

Mary Queen of Scots director Josie Rourke explained the menstruation scene Saoirse Ronan was praising last week

Jan 14th 2019, 6:55 PM 11,408 Views 2 Comments

“It was probably the most straightforward scene that we shot.”

What's it really like to use a menstrual cup? We asked four Irish people who have tried them
# Periods
# Periods

What's it really like to use a menstrual cup? We asked four Irish people who have tried them

Aug 6th 2017, 7:00 PM 25,909 Views 7 Comments

How much money could you save from investing in one? A lot, tbh.

This mam threw her daughter a 'period party' because she was worried about starting her period
# Period Party
# Period Party

This mam threw her daughter a 'period party' because she was worried about starting her period

Jan 18th 2017, 8:21 AM 5,289 Views 5 Comments

There was a cake that said ‘Congrats on your period’. YES.

15-year-old Nepali girl banished for menstruating dies in a cowshed
# Hinduism
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# Hinduism

15-year-old Nepali girl banished for menstruating dies in a cowshed

Dec 21st 2016, 4:39 PM 30,296 Views 37 Comments

Some Hindus view menstruating women as impure. The girls are sometimes forced to remain in a hut or cowshed for days,

Irish women are sharing their messiest, most honest period stories
# Period Drama
# Period Drama

Irish women are sharing their messiest, most honest period stories

Feb 1st 2016, 10:00 PM 13,014 Views 7 Comments

Cork author Louise O’Neill has opened the floodgates, so to speak.

After controversial comments, Trump faces onslaught of tweets from women describing their periods
# Periods Are Not An Insult
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# Periods Are Not An Insult

After controversial comments, Trump faces onslaught of tweets from women describing their periods

Aug 10th 2015, 9:21 PM 22,754 Views 36 Comments

“Hey Donald Trump, I just got my period.”

Can girls' periods really sync over a Whatsapp group?
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# Gal Pals

Can girls' periods really sync over a Whatsapp group?

Aug 4th 2015, 11:00 PM 11,181 Views 2 Comments

Spoooooky.

10 facts about periods everyone should know
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# Aunt Flo

10 facts about periods everyone should know

Jun 1st 2015, 9:30 AM 24,850 Views 13 Comments

Class is in session.

Instagram says it "accidentally" removed woman's period stain photo twice
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# Menstrual Mistake

Instagram says it "accidentally" removed woman's period stain photo twice

Mar 27th 2015, 3:10 PM 56,748 Views 133 Comments

The poet said that she was fully clothed and the photo was not unacceptable.

10 of the snarkiest responses to NUIG's 'menstrual cycle' health quiz
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# NUIG

10 of the snarkiest responses to NUIG's 'menstrual cycle' health quiz

Feb 27th 2015, 11:14 AM 8,407 Views 3 Comments

Prospective employees are asked about their periods – and Twitter is not impressed.

11 things every woman on her period knows to be true
# Rag Week
# Rag Week

11 things every woman on her period knows to be true

Feb 22nd 2015, 8:15 PM 14,992 Views 10 Comments

Sleep. Eat. Cry. Repeat.

This is the funniest tampon advert you'll see this year
# Period Pains
# Period Pains

This is the funniest tampon advert you'll see this year

Jun 19th 2014, 10:17 AM 6,067 Views 3 Comments

“Your grandpa is bobbing for ´╗┐ovaries like a champ.”

PMS 'like having man flu every month', according to survey of women
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# Time Of The Month

PMS 'like having man flu every month', according to survey of women

May 14th 2013, 6:50 AM 10,836 Views 131 Comments

77 per cent of women say they’d expect a man flu-like response from men if they also suffered from pre-menstrual syndrome.

VIDEO: Walt Disney's animated guide to the menstrual cycle
# Innocence Lost
# Innocence Lost

VIDEO: Walt Disney's animated guide to the menstrual cycle

Aug 21st 2012, 6:00 PM 18,636 Views 9 Comments

This ten-minute 1946 cartoon, commissioned by a hygiene products company, was shown to over 100 million people.