Perfect for menstrual off-days, these big black knickers from Knickerocker.
The story of the white pieces of cotton throughout the centuries. (…)
The horrible cramps women suffered in Victorian times were thought to be period pain.
Two to three times more women suffer from migraine than men. Hormones clearly play a role. But how? Dutch pharmacologist Antoinette Maassen van den Brink of the Erasmus MC Rotterdam did ground-breaking research. (…)
Word for Word makes Social Alert buttons for every occasion.
What is good? What could be better? The Period! Test Panel judges strict, but fair. This time about the disposable Softcup.
‘Our first period is a precious time and a celebration of the transition from being a girl to becoming a woman. But how come so very few of us truly celebrate our menarche?’ A guest blog by the Australian counsellor Robyn Jones. (…)
Belgian designer Walter Raes (based in London) once stated he could turn any sort of rubbish into a wearable piece of clothing. (…)
Black pen on white paper. That’s all Sarah Andersen needs for her catching semi-autobiographical cartoons.
There are approximately two hundred apps available that can help you track your menstruation. But what can you do with them? We’ve selected a few, with pros and cons. (…)
‘For most of my life, I’ve lived without any connection to my cycle, my body, my uterus, my ovaries, my breasts, my menstruation, my ovulation – in other words, to the fact that I am a woman.’ A story from the heart, by Mariette Reineke. (…)
Quitting smoking isn’t only a good idea for the obvious reasons. It might also lessen your period pain.
Scandals, protest actions, political discussions, social media hypes: 2015 has been the year of menstrual awareness. Want to know the highlights? Check the Period! annual review.
Show her that you care. Send her a funky card from the Uterus series by Joan and Rose. (…)
If you don’t know it, you probably won’t see it: but the jewellery collection by Lili Murphy-Johnson has something to do with menstruation frustration.
Find out how artists are influenced by their menstrual cycle and what time of the month is best to create a masterpiece. (…)
You see blood. Is that’s why the work of Swedish photographer Arvida Bystrom is so uncomfortable to look at? (…)
The colour white is a symbol of purity. Virginal white, bright, innocent and sterile. So automatically also healthy. Or not?
Lately there has been a lot of attention for the subject of menstruation + taboo. Period! brings you the best awareness actions. This week: a top five of social media actions.
Some girls get their first period when they’re 9, others don’t start menstruating until the age of 14. What causes puberty to start earlier?