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How women managed periods throughout history

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We take a look at how women managed periods throughout history.
We take a look at how women managed periods throughout history.
Photo: Artem Varnitsin/EyeEm/Getty Images

Women have been managing their periods for millennia, but the way they do so has changed as menstruation has become more and less stigmatised over time.

From rags to tampons, menstrual cups and free-bleeding, take a tour of the history of period products.

Not always taboo

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