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The Business End – Another Update

Since the TABOO team has been back from Kenya and India, it’s been heads down, tails up – especially with our order being oh so close to Aussie shores! Thanks to our very successful crowdfunding campaign, and very generous campaigners, we have enough money to purchase our first big batch of TABOO branded sanitary products! […]

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Paloma Ellery – Seeing Red

Art has the intangible quality of making humans feel so many emotions. It can transport our tiny brains to another time or place. It evokes emotions we thought we’d buried deep enough to hopefully never see the light of day again. But something particularly extraordinary happens when art challenges us and becomes a platform for […]

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Artist Talk – Rachel Ey

Rachel Ey is an Adelaide based artist whose work is inspired by  what you might see under a microscope. Rachel then interprets the scientific images and then turns them into beautiful and unique works of art. You might remember Rachel from our silent auction last year where she donated one of her works. What a […]

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Meet Our T-Shirt Design Competition Winner – Tilly Balding

After much deliberation the Taboo team has finally decided on the winning design of our t-shirt competition! First and foremost we would like to thank every single talented artist that entered the competition, you made the job of choosing just one design incredibly difficult. We were blown away by the response and all the beautiful […]

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Girl, Bye! – Morrison Axes the Tampon Tax

Oh happy day! It’s official ladies and gentlemen. Federal Treasurer Scott Morrison has vowed to axe the tax on tampons. This means that the GST will be removed from all sanitary products and that’s great news for our bank accounts ladies with the price of our little mates set to drop by 10%. HUZZAH!   […]

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Our Journey, Outreach

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 […]

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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 […]

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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 undergarments to help you function. At Taboo […]

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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, across […]

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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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