How old were you when you started your period? I’d only just turned 12. It was January 1998. I left school in June 2004 after finishing my A-levels. In that time I’d had 78 periods, lasting about 4 days. That’s potentially 312 of periods. And potentially 312 days of my education I could have missed out on. Some girls do miss out.
Over the last year I’ve been helping, or just generally bothering, the amazing Bloody Good Period. This has opened up a whole world to me of the issues that surround periods that affect women every single day. Why are we paying tax on these ‘luxury’ items?… Read more