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Let’s Talk About Thrush and B.V.

If you’re a person that has a vagina, chances are there has come a day where you’ve felt that maybe something just isn’t right downstairs. It could’ve been a change in your discharge or natural odour, or perhaps you felt the insatiable urge to itch like crazy so bad that it drives you to distraction. […]

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March Business Update

March was an exceptionally jam packed month for TABOO, possibly even busier than February! We were incredibly honoured to have Premier of South Australia Stephen Marshall visit the TABOO office and find out more about the work the team does to end period poverty in SA and globally. You can watch the video here. We […]

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February Business Update

February was an incredibly action packed month for the whole team and we simply cannot believe that it is March already! Still on a high from Izzy’s Young Australian of the year accolade, the TABOO business has had many incredible opportunities presented to us in February. So many we can barely keep up in fact. […]

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Fighting the Taboo

First published on The Leak When asked to recall a story about when they themselves experience period stigma TABOO Sanitary Products Co-founders Isobel Marshall and Eloise Hall don’t hesitate. Isobel shares, “The first time I used a tampon, I underestimated how far you have to insert it. I thought the discomfort was normal, so I […]

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Blog: What is Amenorrhea?

Amenorrhea is a word that you’ve probably heard of before but may not have known exactly what it means. In simple terms, amenorrhea is the absence of your period. Sounds pretty alright to me! Women can be diagnosed with amenorrhea once they have missed three or more cycles, as can girls 15 years and older […]

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January Business Update

Happy New year? I think we might be a little late for that considering that the last month has felt like 3 years AT LEAST for TABOO HQ! The first two weeks of January, the team spent some time relaxing, enjoying the last slice of the Christmas break. Week 3 of January we were blissfully […]

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UK abolishes tampon tax, but stigma remains

In December we were incredibly pleased to learn that the United Kingdom had abolished the tax on sanitary products as part of a wider movement to end period poverty. The roll out, which came into effect January 1st 2021, will also included free access to pad and tampons in schools, universities and hospitals. The reform […]

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December Business Update

December 2020 was certainly an exciting month to wrap up an extraordinary year!  This month our Aussie outreach program spanned across the country, mainland and beyond, as we delivered 48 boxes of product to Red Lilly Health, 96 boxes to NPY Women’s Council, 50 to Baptist World Aid Australia, 54 boxes to a school in […]

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All About Pads

Remember way back when to the happy day you got your first period. It’s highly likely that the sanitary product you were first shown to use by a family member or friend was the humble pad. And I think since that momentous day, we’ve probably taken our friend the pad for granted. It’s high time […]

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November Business Update

In the lead up to the Christmas break the Taboo team has been incredibly busy this November. Izzy and Eloise were lucky enough to attend couple of networking events in the Adelaide start up scene. Eloise also had an interview with a PHD student from Adelaide University, which was very cool! There was also a […]

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