We Need to Talk. Period.

  • Choose Any Three: How Papaya changed the menstrual pad game

    Menstrual pads: Better for Your Health, Better for the Environment, More Comfortable. Choose any three. It’s an obvious joke, but a non-obvious design challenge. Almost without exception, focusing on any… (Read More)

  • Composting 101: Tips and Tricks

    Composting is a simple yet impactful practice that can significantly turn around your garden while helping you work towards a more sustainable living. Composting is much easier than it seems… (Read More)

  • How can I be sustainable?

    The word ‘sustainable’ is very broad. At its core, being sustainable is about living in harmony with your surroundings – like a dance where both the earth and humans move… (Read More)

  • What is composting and why is it important?

    Composting is a process in which organic materials, like food scraps and plants, decompose and become a nutrient-filled substance known as compost. Compost is a natural fertilizer and soil conditioner,… (Read More)

  • What is the menstrual cycle?

    The menstrual cycle is a process that occurs in the female reproductive system. It is typically around 28 days long, though it can be longer or shorter depending on the… (Read More)

  • What causes period pain? And what can you do about it?

    Period cramps, also known as dysmenorrhea, typically occur due to the contraction of the uterus during menstruation. The uterus sheds its lining every month to prepare itself for potential pregnancy.… (Read More)

  • Sports and Periods (Part 2)

    “Women should not play sport during that time of the month” and other myths As mentioned above, one of the reasons why the gender gap in sports increases at puberty… (Read More)

  • Debunking the myths about period and sport Many of us have experienced this strange feeling: one day you’re playing football in the school courtyard with your male friends in a… (Read More)

  • Period Parties! How the World Celebrates Menstruation Across the world, there are many examples of cultures celebrating a girl’s first period. Despite these rituals and traditions and the fact that… (Read More)