A severe shortage of tampons alongside sharp price increases have sparked concerns that lower-income women may have difficulty accessing menstrual products.
As it debunks old myths and uncovers previously ignored facts, science is finding that the vagina is both complex and busy.
To truly meet the needs of women, adolescent girls, and all people who menstruate, we need to address four key areas.
A trial program will provide free period products in schools in New South Wales, like South Australia and Victoria already do. The rest of Australia must follow suit.
A recent study found menstrual cups were as safe as tampons and had similar or lower levels of leakage.
The Scottish club’s move to support women’s struggles with menstruation and sport is the first of its kind.
Toxic shock syndrome is the body’s response to toxins produced when bacteria that lives in and on us grows to dangerous levels.
Nothing could be more personal, more intimate, than how women manage their periods. Doing so effectively can only be done with quality information.
The government’s hands are tied on taxing tampons, but there are alternatives.