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Meghan Markle – Feminist Warrior Princess

On May 19th, the world celebrated another dose of Royal fever as Meghan Markle and Prince Harry tied the knot. It’s fair to say that this was not an average royal wedding. Behind the flawless gown, tiara and jewels was a pretty damn inspiring lady who is out to change the world. Meghan Markle, now […]

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The Business End – An Update

It has certainly been a while since you received an update on how the business is tracking, boos. But we’re back to let you know that the monthly newsletter and regular blog posts are here to stay, with consistency, thanks to none other than me, Ali, the newest Taboo team member. You may have seen […]

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Cody Gray – A Kween In Her Own Right

Cody Gray is just like any 20 year old young woman in that her first thought when she wakes up in the morning is, how long do I have to get ready?! Yes, we’ve all experienced that panic as we open our eyes, roll over in bed and check the time on our phones. However, […]

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Creative Submission

An Interview with Taboo

19-year-old UniSA student Daisy Buckland recently sat down with our CEO babes Izzy and Eloise to discuss the beginnings of Taboo, how they plan to end the stigma surrounding menstruation and what’s happening next for the Adelaide start up. Daisy is currently studying a Bachelor of Marketing and Communications at UniSA. She has been following […]

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International Women’s Day | Sylvia Maina

To Celebrate International Women’s day, we want to celebrate an amazing woman called Sylvia Maina, who we’ve been privileged to come to know.   Here is her story: “I am a second born in a family of three. Living in a separated family was not an easy thing. My late mother used to struggle to […]

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Outreach

Women’s Health

This moth at TABOO, Isobel, Thenu and myself were fortunate enough to head to Melbourne and finally meet some of the team members behind the wonderful organisation OneGirl! These bunch of superstars are focused and committed to educating girls, currently in Sub Saharan Africa through different programs they facilitate. One initiative they run is called […]

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Creative Submission, Outreach

What’s the big deal?

In early June, the Australian Senate voted to keep the tax on women’s sanitary products. The move slipped almost completely unnoticed under the plethora of issues and controversies that surrounded this year’s budget. In Australia, sanitary products are subject to a goods and services tax (GST) which has claimed 10% on most goods and services sales since […]

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Our Journey

Business As Usual

October has been a very exciting month for the team at TABOO! Being the first month that the Directors and Creative Director have been in the same country in over 6 months, we hit the ground running and couldn’t wait to start the next phase of TABOO. Our number one priority for October was to […]

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Creative Submission

“Dealing with the blood: A luxury or a right?”

It is our pleasure to have received this extremely relevant paper from one of our followers, Ashlee Duhamel! She has created this topical piece that discusses menstruation as a taboo, and explores the jovial experience of nursing that-time-of-the-month. We’d also like to commend Ashlee’s ability to create the analogy of a kebab without pitta to […]

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Our Journey

TABOO takes Clipsal 500! (3/3/17-5/3/17)

OK, be honest. How many of you immediately think of pads and tampons when you hear the words ‘Clipsal 500’? I imagine that comes to approximately zero people – I certainly didn’t! But… there is a method to our madness here at TABOO, so please keep reading, and give us a chance to convince you […]

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