menstruation

Free pads: 'KZN girls miss three days of school a month because of their periods'

Pontsho Pilane

The province is providing free sanitary pads to learners, so what's stopping a national roll-out?


'​We need national buy-in to provide sanitary pads to poor women and girl learners'

Shaazia Ebrahim

The Kwazulu-Natal education department has set aside R50-million to fund the distribution of pads to schools in the four lowest quintiles.


When it’s not just PMS: Could your period be affecting your mental health?

Joan van Dyk

Science could be closer to unravelling the riddle of menstruation-related mood disorders


Tampon tax: What's the big deal?

Why are people who menstruate forced to spend at least R40 000 on sanitary products in their lifetime?


A guide to ‘alternative menstruation’: Save money and the world during your period

Pontsho Pilane

When ‘that time of the month’ comes, you don't have to reach for disposable tampons or pads.