Menstruating woman’s boss thinks tampons are sex toys and she can just turn her period off – Metro


Metro

Menstruating woman's boss thinks tampons are sex toys and she can just turn her period off
Metro
Sex education also just about covers the basics and is sometimes segregated between girls and boys – meaning the latter don't quite truly understand menstruation. As periods are generally quite taboo, some men have made assumptions – mainly that …

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‘65% of females’ in Kenyan slum traded sex for sanitary pads? Unicef & UK newspaper pull stat from thin air – Africa Check


Africa Check

'65% of females' in Kenyan slum traded sex for sanitary pads? Unicef & UK newspaper pull stat from thin air
Africa Check
An expert said that while sanitary pads were in short supply in Kibera, no research showed that women and girls traded sex for them. Transactional sex may take place, but not specifically to buy menstrual pads. And stigma would make it difficult for

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Gay sex, adultery, women’s rights: India’s Supreme Court is taking on the patriarchy – Washington Post


Washington Post

Gay sex, adultery, women's rights: India's Supreme Court is taking on the patriarchy
Washington Post
NEW DELHI — India's Supreme Court on Friday overturned a renowned Hindu temple's effective ban on the admission of menstruating women, the latest in a trio of pathbreaking verdicts this month that have taken aim at colonial-era laws and the country's …
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Kenyan girls forced into sex in exchange for sanitary products – The Independent


The Independent

Kenyan girls forced into sex in exchange for sanitary products
The Independent
Girls in Kenya are forced to have in sex in exchange for sanitary products due to the prevalence of period poverty and the shame, stigma and public health misinformation which surrounds menstruation. New exclusive research by Unicef found 65 per cent

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