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# periods

Last year
Trade unions call for implementation of mandatory workplace menstrual and menopausal policies
Spain becomes first European country to legislate paid time off for women with painful periods
All time
Dina Asher-Smith wants research into ‘huge’ impact periods have on performance
Union calls for menstrual health policy in every Irish workplace
Spanish cabinet approves paid 'menstrual leave'
'Negotiations ongoing' on zero VAT rate for newer period products like menstrual cups
Government report on period poverty to be launched next month
Minister sets up period poverty committee: 'Menstruation is not a choice'
What your period may be telling you about your overall health
Mary Queen of Scots director Josie Rourke explained the menstruation scene Saoirse Ronan was praising last week
Just 20 tweets that perfectly sum up the pain of periods
'It makes them feel like they're not forgotten about': The group tackling period poverty in Dublin
16 jokes about periods that will make every woman go 'yep'
This is the first sanitary towel ad to actually show blood, instead of that mysterious blue liquid
What's it really like to use a menstrual cup? We asked four Irish people who have tried them
9 ridiculous things that always happen in feminine hygiene ads
This guy has invented a special 'glue' for women to seal their vaginas shut during their periods
9 questions every woman has asked herself when she's on her period
'Munster are playing at home' is the best, most Irish period euphemism going
10 spot-on descriptions of what period pain is really like
This mam threw her daughter a 'period party' because she was worried about starting her period
Endometriosis: 'It's the kind of pain that takes the breath from you and makes you fall to your knees'
Julie Ronaghan
This mother-daughter text exchange about tampons is going insanely viral
This little girl had the most dramatic reaction to learning about her sister's period
20 stages of PMS every woman will recognise
This skirt is going viral for looking like every girl's worst nightmare
Giving women time off for periods would be unfair - but we need to talk about them more
Lorraine Courtney
19 very real tweets about periods everyone should read
Irish women are sharing their messiest, most honest period stories
This guy posted a photo of his wife's period outfit on Reddit and 'woke up to a s**t storm'
This woman's powerful Facebook status about period stains is going mega viral
15 tweets about periods that will make all women laugh out loud
This girl's well-meaning boyfriend definitely needs a biology lesson
This kid mortified his mam in the shop with maxi pads, and promptly went viral
12 actual things gals have cried at while on their period
Irish men explaining tampons and pantyliners is unexpectedly hilarious
Mams are sharing hilariously awkward stories about kids and periods on Facebook
People are complaining that this ad for sanitary towels is offensive and fat-shaming women
After controversial comments, Trump faces onslaught of tweets from women describing their periods
Can girls' periods really sync over a Whatsapp group?