Our Bodies

Everybody’s bodies are different, but there are some basic parts that are the same. Here you can learn about how your body and other people’s bodies work. We will also discuss how they change during puberty and how to take care of your body.


Men's hygiene

When you kiss or have sex, its nice if you’re clean and smell nice. Brush your teeth, shower regularly and wear clean clothes.

What is a Penis?

The penis is able to get bigger and smaller because it’s made of erectile tissue – inside it’s like a sponge that can fill up with blood.

His anus

The anus is the opening of your bowel – where the stool comes out. There are little hairs around the anus, often spreading between the buttocks.

Puberty in boys

Most boys notice that their bodies start to change anywhere between the ages of 9 and 15. Some boys start and end puberty earlier than others.

All about penis sizes and shapes

Does size matter? Well, when it comes to penis, not really! It's all in your mind. Most often, men assume that the length of their penis is directly proportional to the pleasure of a female. But female pleasure does not solely depend on the length of the penis. There are a number of ways to pleasure a woman!

Women's hygiene

When you kiss or have sex, it's nice if you’re clean and smell nice. Brush your teeth, shower regularly and wear clean clothes.

Menstruation myths

The five most common myths about your period debunked. 1. Menstrual blood is dirty. 2. You lose lots of blood. 3. You're definitely pregnant if you miss a period. 4. It's unhealthy to have sex during your period. 5. You can't get pregnant if you've got your period.

Period pains

You may not feel so good when you get your period, or right before your period. If this is not you, count yourself lucky!

Menstrual cycle

Every woman experiences the menstrual cycle after she reaches puberty. Find out how it works, what it does to a woman's body, what happens as a result and much more...

Female Genital Cutting

Female circumcision or genital cutting is an age-old tradition, whereby a young girl or woman has her genitals cut. Depending on her ethnicity and nationality, a girl or woman may have part or all of her external genitals removed.

Toxic shock syndrome

Toxic shock syndrome (TSS) is a disease caused by bacteria. It can be fatal, but it’s very rare. One way you can get toxic shock syndrome is by leaving a tampon in too long.

Pads and tampons

The two most common products to absorb the blood during your period are pads (also called sanitary pads, sanitary towels, sanitary napkins, or maxi pads) and tampons.

FAQs - Period

Here are answers to some frequently asked questions about periods -- can you get pregnant when you're having your period? Can you ovulate without having a period? Can you know when you will ovulate? All this and more...

Starting your periods

Your periods start anywhere between the ages of 9 and 16. When this happens, it shows you’re in the final stages of puberty – becoming physically and sexually mature.

What is Vagina?

You have sexual organs on the inside and outside. The word vagina is often used to describe the genitals or female sexual organs, but actually it is just a part of them.

What is Circumcision?

Men are born with a foreskin – a skin that covers and protects the penis head. When a boy or a man is circumcised, his foreskin is removed and the head of the penis is exposed.