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  • 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)

  • 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)

  • Sports and Periods (Part 1)

    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)