Listen to the informative and rather hilarious podcast about periods. Julia speaks with Dave and Ol from Sustainababble about the Environmenstrual Campaign.
Environmenstrual Coalition member Women’s Voices for the Earth (WVE) has released independent product-testing results that reveal undisclosed toxic chemicals in tampons.
WEN has recently launched an Environmenstrual campaign and crowdfunder. Here Natasha Piette-Basheer, Environmenstrual Coordinator explains more about the campaign and the issues.
The end of an era and the beginning of another. Our seventh and final article of the quarter is dedicated to and marks a new beginning for Meghan Markle, who became the first Duchess of Sussex when she married Prince Harry on Saturday 19th May.
Ella Daish from Eco Elle recently started a petition calling on manufacturers to remove plastic from menstrual products. WEN recently caught up with Ella to find out why she started the petition and what she hopes to achieve.
In a bid to reduce tampon and menstrual pad waste pollution and to help menstruators experience a more comfortable and hygienic period, founder of WUKA Wear, Ruby Raut, has designed underwear especially for menstruators and has launched WUKA Period Underwear this November 2017 as a crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter.
This blog post offers some thoughts provoked by the recent ad campaign from Bodyform and Libresse; the first to realistically portray period blood in the media. What can be achieved by battling the stigma surrounding menstruation? Have a look at the advert and see what you think...
In this, our the final entry in The Environmenstrual Diaries, we explore action strategies to help break down the taboo around menstruation, and assist women in gaining the confidence to make positive decisions about their own bodily health and the health of the planet.
As Italy may become the first western country to introduce paid menstrual leave for women who experience painful periods, we take a look at the possible implications such a policy might have.