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How Far We’ve Come

The 28th May was a special day here at TABOO: Menstrual Hygiene Day! Initiated in 2014, Menstrual Hygiene Day is an annual awareness day to highlight the importance of menstrual health. Let’s take a look at what’s been achieved in those five years! In August 2017 Human Rights Watch, the world’s leading research and advocacy […]

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Periods 101

About half the world’s population will spend a good three or four decades on their menstrual cycle, yet very few non-bleeders would know what tampons their femme friends use – if they even know what a tampon is. Periods are as normal as bread and butter, but so many people don’t know the first thing […]

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Hindu Culture and Menstruation

On the first day of 2019, five million women lined up across the length of Kerala, a state in southwest India. Side by side, these women formed a wall stretching 620 kilometres. They were protesting against violent reactions to women trying to enter Sabarimala Temple. A few months earlier the Indian supreme court overturned a […]

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