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For the first time, the WHO has officially recognised the diagnostic challenges of endometriosis, the economic and social impact of the condition and opportunities for openly addressing it.   

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'Menstrual Health' now has an official definition! A group of experts, organised by the Global Menstrual Collective, has defined menstrual health to provide a basis for collaboration on menstrual policy, research and practice.

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Two men sparked an international outcry when they introduced "Pinky Gloves" - the supposed solution to all "women's problems" - on German TV with the help of an investor.

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New Zealand takes a step forward in reducing period poverty by providing free menstrual products for students for the next three years.

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UK abolished 'tampon tax' - from January 1, 2021 VAT no longer applies to menstrual products. 

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A huge step forward in tackling period poverty: Scotland becomes first country in the world to offer period products for free. 

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Facebook banned (and now reviews) ad from Modibodi's 'New Way To Period' campaign, which featured period blood.

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Pantone launched a new colour called “period”, aiming to empower people who menstruate to talk more about their periods.

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Through a government scheme, schools in England can order free period products since January 2020. However, due to the turmoil schools faced in the last months, many are still not aware of it. 

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Why is it economically and morally desirable to introduce period leave? Julia Wuench reacts to Zomatos recent introduction of menstrual leave.

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Zomato, an Indian food-delivery company, introduced the possibility of period leave for their menstruating employees. 

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Over 4,000 women share their experience of living with PMDD (Premenstrual Disphoric Disorder) as a part of BBC Research.

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Period! Magazine 

Did you know that there is a whole magazine dedicated to inform people from all over the world about menstruation? It's called Period! Magazine and you can find articles about (almost) anything period related.

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