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Thursday 23 March 2023 Dublin: 7┬░C

# Menstruation

All time
# period poverty
'Negotiations ongoing' on zero VAT rate for newer period products like menstrual cups
A report launched today found that extensive research is required to examine the impact of period poverty in Ireland.
Voices
Opinion: 'Revolution Period' is here - so why are the authorities banning tampon ads?
Menstrual Cycle Awareness facilitator Kitty Maguire says the recent banning of an ad for tampons missed the point entirely.
# Women's Health
Minister sets up period poverty committee: 'Menstruation is not a choice'
The health minister said women are facing significant costs paying for sanitary products.
# Menstruation
What your period may be telling you about your overall health
We asked the experts.
# periods
Mary Queen of Scots director Josie Rourke explained the menstruation scene Saoirse Ronan was praising last week
“It was probably the most straightforward scene that we shot.”
# periods
What's it really like to use a menstrual cup? We asked four Irish people who have tried them
How much money could you save from investing in one? A lot, tbh.
# period party
This mam threw her daughter a 'period party' because she was worried about starting her period
There was a cake that said ‘Congrats on your period’. YES.
# Hinduism
15-year-old Nepali girl banished for menstruating dies in a cowshed
Some Hindus view menstruating women as impure. The girls are sometimes forced to remain in a hut or cowshed for days,
# period drama
Irish women are sharing their messiest, most honest period stories
Cork author Louise O’Neill has opened the floodgates, so to speak.
# periods are not an insult
After controversial comments, Trump faces onslaught of tweets from women describing their periods
“Hey Donald Trump, I just got my period.”
# gal pals
Can girls' periods really sync over a Whatsapp group?
Spoooooky.
# aunt flo
10 facts about periods everyone should know
Class is in session.
# menstrual mistake
Instagram says it "accidentally" removed woman's period stain photo twice
The poet said that she was fully clothed and the photo was not unacceptable.
# NUIG
10 of the snarkiest responses to NUIG's 'menstrual cycle' health quiz
Prospective employees are asked about their periods – and Twitter is not impressed.
# rag week
11 things every woman on her period knows to be true
Sleep. Eat. Cry. Repeat.
# period pains
This is the funniest tampon advert you'll see this year
“Your grandpa is bobbing for ´╗┐ovaries like a champ.”
# Time of the month
PMS 'like having man flu every month', according to survey of women
77 per cent of women say they’d expect a man flu-like response from men if they also suffered from pre-menstrual syndrome.
# Innocence Lost
VIDEO: Walt Disney's animated guide to the menstrual cycle
This ten-minute 1946 cartoon, commissioned by a hygiene products company, was shown to over 100 million people.