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This article (at link below) suggests that the use of menstrual blood in resisting the state is an act so subversive that it effectively disrupted staunchly entrenched gender norms in Northern Irish society prior to the height of the conflict. This in turn provoked the rise of a distinct form of feminism rooted within the republican movement.

Menstrual Blood as a Weapon of Resistance (Therese O’Keefe)

Yesterday: Complaints over ‘offensive’ Tampax tampon advert upheld (Irish Times)