For Girlguiding UK’s ‘Action for Change’ scheme, 4 young period pioneers have launched a campaign called ‘Be Positive, Be You’ to tackle period stigma and encourage body positivity. Here, we caught up with the girls behind the campaign to find out more and get to the heart of why this is so important. First things first, could you please tell us a little bit about yourselves and how you all know each other?
What are your period care essentials? Everybody is different therefore it’s important to find what works best for YOU on your period. Here, we are talking about how to tailor your period care products to your personal menstrual flow. Why is this important? First things first, let’s talk about why this is important. There isn’t a ‘one size fits all’ approach when it comes to periods. Factors such as how long you
Periods can be a minefield. Things such as heavy bleeding and uncomfortable cramps can seem hard to manage, particularly when you are away from home. Our community are here to help you take power over your period, with their top tips for managing your period on holiday. When the cramps hit, it can seem like a chore to manage them. But there are simple ways to take power over PMS symptoms and make
Next in our Period Powerful Profile series we’re chatting to Molly, Founder of Love Your Period. Molly is pioneering change with her petition asking the UK government to make it a requirement for period care manufacturers to list ingredients on product boxes. Firstly, could you please tell us about yourself? Hi! My name is Molly Fenton, the founder of the Love Your Period (LYP) campaign. I am a 17-year-old pupil from Cardiff,
Periods are powerful, natural and an important part of our well-being, yet they are often met with negativity and shame. We’ve been speaking to people in our community who have been sharing their own, very real experiences of period shame. It was recently revealed that 1 in 5 young women in the UK has experienced bullying about periods, with 67% of teasing and bullying about periods taking place in school. 66% of the girls