4 edition of Women and tampons found in the catalog.
Women and tampons
Valerie J. Gibson
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||Valerie J. Gibson.|
|LC Classifications||Z6671.2.M47 G53 1994, RG161 G53 1994|
|The Physical Object|
|ISBN 10||0788303767, 0788303775|
|LC Control Number||94035173|
The Tampon Book published by The Female Company contains 15 tampons and stories about menstruation. Photograph: Cedric Soltani/Studio Dropped Open up a book . Tampax Pearl Tampons with Plastic Applicator, Regular Absorbency, Count, Unscented (50 Count, Pack of 4 - Count Total) out of 5 stars $ $ 36 ($/Count).
To circumvent Germany’s 19% luxury tax on feminine hygiene products, The Female Company, an online store selling female healthcare products designed by women for women, worked with Berlin-based agency Scholz & Friends to package 15 organic tampons inside a page book, which was taxed at the lower 7% rate for daily necessities. Still, 70 percent of menstruating Americans use tampons at least sometimes, and the average woman here will use betw tampons in her lifetime, according to CNN. Many if not.
Tampon tax is a shorthand for sales tax charged on tampons, pads, and menstrual cups. The cost of these commercial products for menstrual management is considered to be unacceptably high for many low-income women. At least half a million women across the world do not have enough money to adequately afford these products. These women founders understand what someone who menstruates needs. Because of that, exciting new innovations are available, like reusable tampon applicators, disposable menstrual discs, and.
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The Tampon Book kicked off a societal debate that generated awareness and helped the public see new ways of thinking.
The first print run of 1, copies of The Tampon Book sold out nearly immediately. Though originally planned as a one-off promotion, The Tampon Book was so successful that The Female Company had to have further print runs.
The Tampon Book is a protest against Germany’s 19% tax on tampons as “luxury goods” – and a way of getting round it. independent women.” Tampons are currently taxed at 5% in the UK, Author: Alison Flood. Books are taxed atthe reduced rate of just seven percent.
Therefore, The Female Company now sells organic tampons hidden insidea book, thus avoiding the sexist tampon tax.
With this legal stunt, the company wants to create awareness for structural discrimination against women. The idea for the “Tampon Book” came from Scholz & Friends Berlin.
The third study — Impact of Covid on adolescent reproductive health — has been conducted byand the fourth study — Experiences of civil society organisations working with adolescents — has been conducted by Dasra. The studies found that while there is a high level of awareness among the respondents about the pandemic and the necessary health practices, for women.
“The Tampon Book” is a declaration of independence from German tampon-tax tyranny. Produced by The Female Company founders Sinja Stadelmaier and Ann-Sophie Claus, the book and the company behind it is intent on eliminating lingering shame around menstruation while addressing the inequality of value added taxes (VAT) amounting to 19% on tampons.
In Europe, women. According to Nancy Friedman’s book Everything You Must Know About Tampons, Hawaiian women undertook the (presumably itchy) endeavor of using “the furry part of a native fern,” and. Commentary Tampons and Pads Should Be Allowed at the Bar Exam Putting out a supply of tampons in a communal basket, whether in restrooms or otherwise, invites the very high-touch scenario that.
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Learn More. Start Your Day with a Good Night's Sleep. According to the book, Everything You Must Know About Tampons (), tampons have been around for centuries: “The oldest printed medical document, papyrus ebers, refers to the use of soft papyrus tampons by Egyptian women in the fifteenth century B.C.
Roman women used wool tampons. In this hip, hilarious and truly eye-opening cultural history, menstruation is talked about as never before.
Flow spans its fascinating, occasionally wacky and sometimes downright scary story: from mikvahs (ritual cleansing baths) to menopause, hysteria to hysterectomies—not to mention the Pill, cramps, the history of underwear, and the movie about puberty they Reviews: Amazon Brand - Solimo Plastic Applicator Tampons, Light Absorbency Multipack, Light/Regular/Super Absorbency, Unscented, Count (4 packs of 36) out of 5 stars 1, $ $ 99 ($/Count).
The book solution was deliberate: "Books are taxed at the reduced rate of just 7%." So, they sell their organic tampons hidden inside a book, "thus avoiding the sexist tampon tax".
The group says the stunt aims to create awareness for structural discrimination against women. Learn more about Tampax tampons and feminine care products, including tampon and period information and helpful women's health articles.
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Esther Rome from the Boston Women’s Health Book Collective, who cowrote the influential Our Bodies, Ourselves (), insisted that women needed accurate scientific information about the interrelationship of tampons and menstruation, and this characterized her approach to policy setting.
Women in Egypt used papyrus as tampons, according to Flow: The Cultural Story of Menstruation. In the book, authors Elissa Stein and Susan Kim also recount how women wrapped lint around wood to create tampons in ancient Greece and Rome. To circumvent Germany’s 19 percent luxury tax on feminine hygiene products, The Female Company packaged 15 organic tampons inside a page book, which was taxed at the lower 7 percent rate for.
Tampon versus pad: why more women still choose the latter to manage periods Aug pm EDT. Lauren Inwhen I was writing a book about menstruation, women. Tampons Used To Be Considered A Way Dirty Topic. I’m not talking about years ago here. I’m talking just a few decades ago. In fact, it was considered so dirty that tampon companies actually made illustrated books on what tampons did and why they were good.
If you were a curious teen girl with a mother that wouldn’t answer any of. This passing effect gave rise, in part, to the commercialization of pads and tampons, providing women a more accessible way to conceal their periods, Vostral said.
In one case, however, corporate interests outweighed health outcomes when dozens of women died in the s of toxic shock syndrome associated with Rely tampons, which catalyzed. Created by founders Ann-Sophie Claus and Sinja Stadelmaier, the book takes aim at “tampon tax” – the name given to VAT charged on women’s sanitary products.
In Germany, books are taxed at seven per cent, which is why Claus and Stadelmaier decided to beat the system by publishing a book with tampons inside it.The materials used to package BON Tampons are biodegradable and landfill friendly.
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