The Nepalese girl’s family practice the banned Hindu custom of chhaupadi
Andrea Yip hopes the book will make menstruation easier to talk about
'Without clean water or proper hygiene, we are seeing gynaecological infections'
'I got psychosis and started seeing things which weren’t there. It happened just like that', one woman told The Independent
This isn't just a sporting taboo – it's just a straight up, classic, 'too much information, don't mention that in front of the kids' taboo
The pool has been accused of misogyny over the alleged policy but insists it is merely protecting customers
The groundbreaking study has found a link between inflammation and PMS
A large number of women and girls struggle to identify parts of their own genitalia
‘I wanted to give a voice to women who didn’t feel they were given any input on a bill that would affect our lives so much’
'The more information you have about your body, the healthier you'll be'
Negativity towards menstruation can impact education and cost money
A firm in Bristol has said that workers can take time off it they are in pain
Euphemisms were found in 10 different languages
Men wait an average of 49 minutes before being treated for abdominal pain. For women, the wait is 65 minutes for the same symptoms. It’s thought that this is because women are seen as exaggerating pain and being ‘dramatic’ due to sexist stereotypes
It is not clearly understood why some women suffer more than others
Amy Peake's work has led to the establishment of a small sanitary pad factory in Jordan's Zaatari refugee camp, where women are taught to make their own feminine products