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The Environmental Impact of Pads & Tampons

Let’s all be honest with each other. Pads and tampons are probably two items that you probably haven’t given a lot of thought to. And you may have given even less thought to what happens to them once you’ve used them and they’re thrown into the bin. Out of sight out of mind, right? The […]

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May Business Update

It seems as though every month we say “This has been the most exciting month so far!” (Or words to that effect). But this month, we absolutely can’t deny it – so much has happened!  The biggest milestone reached this month was finally making the payment to our manufacturer in Barcelona for the production of […]

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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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April Business Update

April was another big busy month in the TABOO HQ and that’s the way we like it! With product being in production stages, there’s an exciting buzz about the place within the team. Each of our awesome core team members has been working hard in their areas preparing for the launch we’ve all been waiting […]

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Launch Pad

Launch Pad We all know that your period is a rough enough time of the month as it is. But imagine on top of it all, you have no access to pads and tampons. They’re either just too expensive for you to be able to afford or you wouldn’t know the first place to look […]

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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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Inspirational Women Throughout History

Women have fought tirelessly for their places in the pages of history. Scientists, designers, engineers and activists have all carved out their places in what has largely been a man’s world (until now?). In the month of March we celebrate the trailblazing women who continue to inspire and who have made it a heck of […]

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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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March Business Update

Hello amazing boos! We hope you are well and had a fabulous, fruitful and well balanced March! Here’s a small update on what March had in-store for us at TABOO HQ. Probably the biggest “mile stone” moment for us this month was making our first payment to our manufacturer for TABOO’s pads and tampons!!! This […]

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Code Red by Jordi Harbridge

It’s likely that some of us in this room are not able to relate to the issue that I am exploring in this speech. But this is precisely why this needs to be heard. Menstruation is a natural part of life which is experienced by females from around 13-50, who constitute about 26% of the […]

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