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Menstrual Hygiene Day: 3 Girls Are 3 Too Many

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An estimated 3 out of 10 girls in South Africa miss school because of menstruation each month, reports UNICEF. With Menstrual Hygiene Day coming up,  Procter & Gamble South Africa and Always have ramped up their Always Keeping Girls In School Initiative (AKGIS) to provide education and product to ensure that periods …

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The Most Popular Menstrual Cups In The World

The Most Popular Menstrual Cups in the World

Before pads and tampons were available, women used clothes for protection during their periods. It used to do the work, but they were not hygienic and caused a lot of health issues. Thankfully, with time pads and tampons came into existence which are hygienic and healthy. But there are some …

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5 Eco-Friendly Menstrual Products

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Did you ever take a moment to realize that the sanitary products you’re using are doing considerable damage to Mother Earth? Did you also know that every year, over 45 billion tampons and pads (that equates to 3.2 million kg of waste), are being thrown away worldwide? Tampons may have come …

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5 Signs and Reasons For Early Menopause

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Has your period gone AWOL? Maybe you wake up in the middle of the night drenched in your own sweat? Or maybe you notice that you are not as sharp as you used to? These are just common symptoms experienced by a postmenopausal woman. However, if you are not even …

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