Explore our week of stories on the history, culture and personal experience of menstruation.
Periods are not a wound that needs to heal, nor is the blood a sign of injury. So why are we still so repelled by them?
Using humour, personal experience and political activism to explore the bloody reality of menstruation.
The education of the ‘new woman’ in the late 19th century prompted new medical and commercial theories of menstruation.