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Madeleine

  • Why I March

    I was here in 1989: 30 years later, it feels like we have not necessarily come a long way, baby. This feminist’s feet are sore. The first time I marched was at…

  • Periods & The City

    We are just back from an amazing whirlwind trip to New York, which not-so-surprisingly happened to coincide with me having my period, not to mention a bouquet of other menstrual-related goings-on. While…

  • Hello Flo’s Unhappy Period Party

    Monthly subscription period providers Hello Flo have done it again, creating yet another provocative and hilarious video about menarche, the sequel to last summer’s hit “Camp Gyno“. For all of its gumption…

  • AFRIpads & Lunapads: putting a ring on it

    It’s amazing timing that AFRIpads founders Paul Grinvalds and Sophia (Sonia) Klumpp have recently become engaged (hooray! we wish them every happiness), because we have some commitment news of our own: Lunapads…

  • Positive period tips with Alisa Vitti

    Alisa Vitti is an integrative nutritionist who teaches women how to use their hormonal and neurochemical patterns to create extraordinary lives. She is the best-selling author of WomanCode and the founder of FLOLiving.com, a virtual health…

  • 5 sweet steps to yoga, periods & mindfulness

    If you’ve seen the hilarious “Sh*t Yogis say” video, then you will probably remember the moment where someone proudly exclaims, “The DivaCup changed my life!”. If you haven’t already heard of The…

  • One4Her: Solidarity Not Charity

    A super-interesting conversation took place on Facebook the other day after the fabulous folks over at A Girl’s Guide to Taking Over the World shared our One4Her mini poster. There were over…

  • Malawi update (& BIG love!)

    As reported in April 2012, in conjunction with Cotton Tales, Pads4Girls launched a ground breaking and socially innovative new development campaign called Transformation Textiles (“TT”): Making Waste Into Opportunity. We’re excited to…