Participants on the stigma-breaking photography project in rural Nepal

Meet Nepal’s Period Pioneers: seven young women who are switching up the menstruation narrative

We catch up with some of the inspirational young women WaterAid has been working with in Nepal, to hear more about their experiences of menstruation,
the impact of COVID lockdowns, and how they're continuing to challenge the stigmas that often surround periods.
August 20, 2021
How to manage your flow on the go

How to manage your flow on the go: six game-changing tips

From festivals and staycations to trips into town - as the UK starts opening up again, we know you don't want your period ruining your time out and about! So we've rounded up our six top tips for managing menstruation, no matter where you are.
July 22, 2021
Five foods for a happier, healthier period

Five foods for a happier, healthier period

From fighting fatigue to beating bloat and easing painful symptoms, we've rounded up some of the best vegan-friendly foods to try whilst on your period.
April 30, 2021
Why it’s time to open up the conversation about endometriosis: Kat's story

Why it’s time to open up the conversation about endometriosis: Kat's story

Activist and creative freelancer Kat shares her personal story, her tips for dealing with endometriosis, and why it's so important to speak up about a condition that's still widely misunderstood and misdiagnosed – despite affecting one in ten women in the UK.

March 31, 2021
Period skin 101

A period skin survival guide: vegan and ethical products to soothe hormonal breakouts

We’re sharing our favourite products and tips for combatting hormonal breakouts, including the best way to pop spots, making sure you double cleanse your skin and our favourite acids to calm spots. All recommendations are cruelty-free and vegan, so that you can have a glowing complexion without a moral compromise.
January 11, 2021
Building a period-friendly future in Ethiopia

Building a period-friendly future in Ethiopia

Follow the ongoing work at a WaterAid project in Addids Ababa in Ethiopia, which is building new toilets at two schools – just one example of the work Fempowered subscribers support, helping to bring clean toilets to the ¼ people that don’t have access to one.
December 28, 2020
What’s the most sustainable way to get rid of tampons?

What’s the most sustainable way to get rid of tampons?

62% of women have admitted to flushing their tampons down the toilet, but that can cause major issues with our sewers and add to the plastic in the ocean. Read on to find out the best way to get rid of your period products (spoiler: bin them), and a handy new product to use if there's no bin around: FabLittleBag.
December 22, 2020
Gifts that really give: 10 ethical Christmas presents under £50

Gifts that really give: 10 ethical Christmas presents under £50

Shopping ethically is tricky all year round. However, when the festive season begins to rear its tinsel-covered head, being a conscious consumer gets even harder. To make things as easy as possible, we’ve broken down our favourite ethical gifts for Christmas 2020, all of which cost less than £50.
December 11, 2020
Why do we flush our period products? How period taboos are harming the planet

Why do we flush our period products? How period taboos are harming the planet

Around 1.5 billion period products are flushed down the toilet every single year in the UK, which wreak havoc on our sewer systems and contribute to the build up of plastic in the ocean. We delve into the reasons why flushing period products is so common in the UK and, unsurprisingly, it's to do with period taboos.
November 16, 2020
Our exclusive period bags designed by Gurls Talk's Adwoa Aboah, Zoe Sugg and Maisie Williams

Bags of period positivity: Buy our new celebrity-designed merchandise now!

Discover our new and exclusive period bags created in collaboration with inspiring women Zoe Sugg, Maisie Williams and Adwoa Aboah. 100% of the profits are going to WaterAid, so you’ll be pushing forward projects that fight period discrimination and allow people across the globe to practically manage menstruation.
October 21, 2020