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History Lesson - Sanitary Products Through the Ages

History Lesson - Sanitary Products Through the Ages

Lucky enough for us ladies pads and tampons have changed quite a bit since their first and somewhat primitive incarnations. Those five wonderful days of the month are hard enough without having to think about what ill designed and socially snubbed contraption you’re going to strap to your underg...
Taboo in Kenya

Taboo in Kenya

Hi guys, Right now, we are sitting in the plane on our way home after 3 hectic and incredible weeks in Kenya and India! Before we left, we wrote out our main objectives for the trip; To learn and understand better, the issues that girls and women in Kenya and parts of India face on their period...
Taboo in India

Taboo in India

  After a crazy and rewarding 11 days in Kenya, the three of us were off to our next destination India! Many of the issues we heard to be common in Kenya were also common in India. We started off in Delhi visiting a home for the mentally disabled as well as two children's homes! Due to the cast...
Let's Talk About Free Bleeding

Let's Talk About Free Bleeding

A period is not something that most of us have much choice in. It happens to us one confusing but poignant day in young adolescence and then we’re kind of stuck with it for around 40 years. It can be seen as a beautiful right of passage into womanhood. But let’s face it, it’s super annoying some...
A Girl Walks Home Alone At Night

A Girl Walks Home Alone At Night

It could’ve been me. That was one of the first thoughts I had upon learning of the rape and murder of 22-year-old Comedian Eurydice Dixon in Melbourne’s Princes Park on June 13th 2018. A 19-year-old man has been charged with her murder. Her nighttime walk from her stand up gig to her front door,...
The Business End - An Update

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 se...