ARTICLES RELATING TO MENSTRUATION

Sho Madjozi in a new partnership to make conversations about periods easier

2019-08-13 19:26

The singer’s star just keeps rising and she’s paying it forward.

This explains why you're so intensely horny on your period

2019-06-10 21:30

Not that I'm complaining...

Are our bosses spying on our period and fitness info to track health and pregnancy 'risks'?

2019-04-18 15:58

Your boss and your medical aid could be gathering your personal information using your menstrual health app.

Woman smears period blood on face to share a 'beautiful and powerful' message

2019-03-01 17:13

A California woman has made it her life goal to empower women and for her this entails smearing her own menstrual blood on her face.

Here’s why your period is making you constipated (and what you can do about it)

2019-02-02 07:00

Feeling a bit 'backed up' during that time of the month? There is a reason why it happens.

What exactly is free bleeding – and should you do it?

2019-01-24 22:30

In a nutshell, free bleeding is when you don’t do anything to block or collect your period blood.

More than 52% of women in the workplace would rather ask their boss for a salary increase than admit they are on their period

2018-12-14 00:00

We have come a long way in the fight against period taboos. We still have a way to go.

A young student is transforming the lives of rural girls by giving them sanitary towels

2018-11-30 17:23

Shumani Netshipise from Limpopo has established a non-profit organisation to buy and donate sanitary towels to rural orphans and school girls who cannot afford them.

Did you know that you could say goodbye to heavy and painful period pains, without surgery?

2018-10-04 11:43

Many women suffer unbearable symptoms around the time and during their periods. Thanks to a treatment called UAE, our discomfort and pain may become a thing of the past.

 

How does the menstrual cup weigh up against tampons and pads in efficacy?

2019-07-19 16:43

A recent study aimed to weigh up the efficacy of menstrual cups versus usual products – sanitary pads and tampons.

A look at 5 unbelievable period products people used throughout history

2019-06-01 18:00

Some were unsafe, others were downright uncomfortable, but one thing's for sure, period products have come a long way since the Middle Ages.

People are having mixed reactions about a bikini design that makes you look like you have a period stain

2019-04-23 16:37

“Not going to lie this makes it look like you had an accident on your period.”

Win 1 of 3 Lil-Lets prizes worth R6 520, including double tickets for the Lauryn Hill concert!

2019-04-16 13:01

Lil-Lets want you to embrace life and enjoy the freedom of living in the moment

Five tips for exercising while on your period

2019-02-21 14:06

Hitting the treadmill or even doing a few laps in the pool remains a struggle for many women on their periods. Here are some top tips to keep in mind on your next period.

Um, can you still get your period while you’re pregnant?

2019-01-27 15:00

You don’t menstruate when you're pregnant , but that doesn’t mean your bathroom trips will always be blood-free.

Win 1 of 3 Lil-Lets prizes worth R6 520, including double tickets for the Lauryn Hill concert!

2019-01-10 13:41

Lil-Lets want you to embrace life and enjoy the freedom of living in the moment

Sisters supplying disadvantaged schoolgirls in Ikageng with sanitary pads

2018-12-11 15:59

Plans are to reach every school in Ikageng, and then expand across the North West so that every schoolgirl can be provided with sanitary pads.

Govt's free sanitary pads projects earmarked to start in November

2018-10-24 20:07

Three provinces will be the testing grounds for the Department of Women’s free sanitary pads policy - with the projects set to start in November.

"I was ashamed of getting my period so I kept it a secret"

2018-09-19 14:46

Women from around the country tell us about how they learned about menstruation and what their first experience was like.

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