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Campaign for Paid Menstrual Leave

In countries like South Korea and Japan paid menstrual leave is the norm, it is also becoming increasingly more common across China. Female employees are not expected to produce a doctor’s note to explain their absence and their wages aren’t docked as a result of their menstruation. 424 more words

Mindfulness

10 Questions to Ask your 50~ish Woman

10 Questions to Ask if She’s “Just Not Herself”

Bear this in mind: women spend fully one-third of their lives in menopause.

Around age 50, many women start skipping menstrual periods, entering a kind of tunnel zone of… 271 more words

Dr Margaret Aranda

Gender Neutral Period Company Helping Females Around the World

It’s unbelievable that this happens in the US. While it’s unacceptable that it happens all over the world, it’s understandable. If you’re dirt poor and have to choose between feeding yourself or buying tampons or sanitary pads, it’s a no-brainer. 123 more words

Everyday Life

Healthy periods - have you heard of menstrual cups?!

Today I am writing about one of my favourite products that really changed the perception of my period and with it my body and womenhood: My menstrual cup. 1,040 more words

Her Power

"Princeton Students Tackle Gender Inequality Through Menstruation: About Bloody Time," by Addie Gilson '19

(Addie Gilson ’19 wrote this op-ed for her Psychology of Gender class.)

Over the past few weeks, Princeton Students have taken strides to gain gender equality as it pertains to menstruation. 1,125 more words

Lily Cup Compact Review

Hello All!

So I recently purchased a lily cup compact and I thought I’d do a review for you all. This is my first experience with a menstrual cup ever, and honestly I only found out about them very recently. 1,300 more words

Lifestyle

Changing Nights

I blame night sweats.  I can’t sleep through the night any longer without rolling over numerous times in the night, finding that elusive cool spot on the sheets. 145 more words