We often think of poverty as something that happens far away but what does period poverty look like in the UK?
Now that I’ve caught your attention with, let’s face it, a pretty grotesque image, I’d like to talk about something that isn’t grotesque: periods and menstrual cups.
You may have noticed that more and more folks are starting to open up the conversation around periods. Whether it’s on social media, in the press or just in day to day chats with our friends, our perceptions of periods are finally beginning to change.
It’s safe to say your period is political! So, here are five reasons your feminist activism should include menstrual equality.
Plastic is literally everywhere and it’s actually very difficult to avoid. We’ve rounded up some of the ways that you can beat the plastic this year.
Lauren Allpress writes a love letter to her friend Bridget. By introducing her to menstrual cups and giving her the courage to try one of her own, Bridget changed Lauren’s periods (and thus her life) forever.
You can’t really talk about periods without talking about period poverty. The term ‘period poverty’ is being used more and more frequently but what exactly does period poverty mean?
Menstrual Hygiene Day is a global campaign, bringing together communities to advocate for better access to menstrual health. It’s time to act!
How do you remember your first period? Cup Effect Lauren reminisces on the first time she got her period and how her relationship with her body has changed since.
Choosing to live a more ethical lifestyle can feel daunting at times when we are surrounded by ads offering improvements in every aspect of our lives. Here are five simple switches to get you started.