menstruation

Menstruation by any other name: The more than 5000 ways we say 'period'

Roxy de Villiers

Know what The Hunt for Red October is? We’re not talking about the Sean Connery movie, we’re talking about your period.


#FreeToBleed: 'A pool of blood gushed down my thighs. My white socks were red.'

Pontsho Pilane

Shame doesn't start when menstruation begins. It is built in slow steps.


How US scientists thought your period was poisonous

Anna Dahlqvist

Anna Dahlqvist reflects on a short history of a messy 'problem', or how the world taught you to fear your period.


[WATCH] Would you use reusable pads?

Reusable pads are cheaper and better for the environment, but are you willing to try them?


[WATCH] Face your fear: Inside life with a menstrual cup in less than three minutes

Bleeding every month is a costly affair. Pads and tampons cost a person R40 000 in their lifetime. Here's a way to get round the price.