Media

Videos

Sirona Menstrual Cups – Down with Pads to Done with Pads,
13 February, 2019.

Malawi Girl Guides love Menstrual Cups,
SafeHands for Mothers, 2018.

From Rags to Cups – menstrual cups in a Malawi refugee camp,
SafeHands for Mothers, 2018.

How to use a menstrual cup,
Hygiene & You, 2017.

How to measure your cervix length and why?,
Hygiene &You, 2017.

How to choose your first menstrual cup,
Precious Stars, 2014.

Menstrual cups in the media

Economic Times: Sirona Cups wins the Start Up Award in Social Enterprise,
22 July 2019.
https://tech.economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/startups/et-startup-awards-2019-socialcops-and-first-step-digital-are-on-a-mission-to-better-lives/70322284

The Guardian: ‘Pardon the rant, but here’s why I love my Mooncup so much’
19 July 2019,
https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2019/jul/19/mooncup-menstrual-period-reliable-tampoon-eco-friendly

The Independent: How to use a menstrual cup,
18 July 2019.
https://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/women/menstrual-cup-how-to-use-mooncup-organicup-period-cycle-a9010696.html

BBC news: Menstrual cups as reliable as tampons,
17 July, 2019
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-48988240

NPR: Goats & Soda: Menstrual safe to use,
17 July, 2019.
https://www.npr.org/sections/goatsandsoda/2019/07/17/742370168/menstrual-cups-they-re-safe-to-use-and-people-like-using-them

London Evening Standard: Re-useable menstrual cups just as safe,
17 July 2019.
https://www.standard.co.uk/news/health/reusable-menstrual-cups-just-as-safe-and-effective-as-traditional-products-landmark-report-reveals-a4191711.html

Refinery29, US: Using a menstrual cup, Cory Stieg,
17 July 2019.
https://www.refinery29.com/en-gb/how-to-use-a-menstrual-cup-insertion

ITV News: Menstrual cups safe,
16 July 2019.
https://www.itv.com/news/2019-07-16/menstrual-cups-safe-and-effective-scientific-review-suggests/

New Scientist: ‘Menstrual cups are as safe and leakproof as tampons and pads’,
16 July 2019.
https://www.newscientist.com/article/2210013-menstrual-cups-are-as-safe-and-leakproof-as-tampons-and-pads/

Can menstrual cups cause vaginal infections?
Womena, 2019.
http://womena.dk/is-there-any-connection-between-menstrual-cups-and-infections/

Do menstrual cups increase risk of Toxic Shock Syndrome?
Womena, 2019.
http://womena.dk/womena-faqs-use-menstrual-cups-increase-risk-toxic-shock-syndrome/

Are menstrual cups acceptable for Muslims? Womena, 2019.
http://womena.dk/womena-faqs-menstrual-cups-acceptable-muslims/

Can you use a menstrual cup when also using a contraceptive IUD?
Womena, 2019.
http://womena.dk/womena-faqs-can-use-menstrual-cup-also-using-iud/

What is the environmental impact of menstrual cups?
Womena, 2019.
http://womena.dk/what-is-the-environmental-impact-of-menstrual-products/

The True Cost of Periods
Business Daily, BBC World Service, 23 April 2019:
https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/w3csy7d0

BBC News: Why are menstrual cups becoming more popular?,
Lora Jones, 4 October 2018,
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-45667020

We’re having a menstrual liberation: how periods got woke
Abigail Radnor, Guardian, 2018.
https://www.theguardian.com/society/2017/nov/11/periods-menstruation-liberation-women-activists-abigail-radnor

Empowering Girls in Malawi
Lucy Nkhoma, The Sisters, 2018.
https://www.thesisters.global/single-post/2018/11/13/Empowering-Girls-in-Malawi

Sustainable menstrual health solutions for women in Uganda
Petra Jarvinen, Impakter, 2018.
https://impakter.com/sustainable-menstrual-health-solutions-women-uganda/

The Taboo of Menstruation
Janie Hampton, Aeon, 2017.
https://aeon.co/essays/throughout-history-and-still-today-women-are-shamed-for-menstruating

Menstrual cups are a hit in Uganda’s refugee camps
News Deeply, 2017.
https://www.newsdeeply.com/womenandgirls/articles/2017/12/15/menstrual-cups-and-reusable-pads-are-a-hit-in-ugandas-refugee-camps

Menstrual Cups and Reusable Pads Are Literally Changing Lives Uganda’s Refugee Camps
Amy Fallon, Global Citizen, 2017.
https://www.globalcitizen.org/en/content/news-deeply-uganda-refugee-camps-menstrual-hygiene/

Marianne Tellier of WoMena tells her story
Blog Talk Radio, 2017.
http://www.blogtalkradio.com/herstorytoo/2017/11/30/womena-co-founder-mariane-tellier-tonight-on-herstorytoo

Radio

BBC Radio 5 Live
Chella Quint of Period Positive interviewed, 50 minutes in, 16 July 2019.
https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/m0006q6k

BBC World Service NewsHour,
Janie Hampton interviewed about The Lancet, 17 July 2019.

Menstrual cups are good for the environment
Janie Hampton, 2018.

Blog Talk Radio, 2017.
Marianne Tellier of WoMena tells her story
http://www.blogtalkradio.com/herstorytoo/2017/11/30/womena-co-founder-mariane-tellier-tonight-on-herstorytoo

The Menstrual Cup Coalition supports the safe use of affordable menstrual cups by sharing knowledge and good practice globally.

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