##ItsBloodyTime

  • Article: Muslim Women Are Over All the Period-Shaming During Ramadan
    Girls & Women

    Muslim Women Are Over All the Period-Shaming During Ramadan

    By Daniele Selby|May 30, 2018

    Menstruating girls and women are excluded from fasting and praying during Ramadan. Read more

  • Article: 42% of US Women Have Been Period-Shamed and 29% Won’t Do This Activity
    Water & Sanitation

    42% of US Women Have Been Period-Shamed and 29% Won’t Do This Activity

    By David Brand|Jan. 5, 2018

    A survey conducted by Thinx revealed just how pervasive period shame is in the US. Read more

  • Article: Blood, Sweat, and Cheers: 2017 Was the Year of the Period Thanks to These Activists
    Water & Sanitation

    Blood, Sweat, and Cheers: 2017 Was the Year of the Period Thanks to These Activists

    By David Brand|Dec. 22, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    Blood made it onto TV, an advocate in the NFL talked menstruation, and countries pledged free pads. Read more

  • Article: Why This Star Wears a Sanitary Pad in a New Bollywood Film
    Water & Sanitation

    Why This Star Wears a Sanitary Pad in a New Bollywood Film

    Dec. 20, 2017|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    “Padman” tackles the menstruation stigmas that plague women in India. Read more

  • Article: These Libraries in Nigeria Are Helping Girls Learn by Giving Them Books — and Sanitary Pads
    Water & Sanitation

    These Libraries in Nigeria Are Helping Girls Learn by Giving Them Books — and Sanitary Pads

    By David Brand|Dec. 15, 2017

    A Global Citizen's 'WASH libraries' teach kids to read, wash their hands, and manage their periods. Read more

  • Article: The Second-Largest State in India Just Took a Huge Step to Keep Girls in School
    Water & Sanitation

    The Second-Largest State in India Just Took a Huge Step to Keep Girls in School

    Nov. 2, 2017

    Menstrual health education is now mandatory. Read more

  • Article: This Global Citizen Has Given Pads to 30,000 Girls in Kenya — and Has More Work to Do
    Girls & Women

    This Global Citizen Has Given Pads to 30,000 Girls in Kenya — and Has More Work to Do

    By David Brand|Oct. 26, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    “It’s more than just pads. We’re creating a social movement.” Read more

  • Article: Students in Malawi Are Making Reusable Pads to Fight Menstruation Stigma and Keep Girls in School
    Water & Sanitation

    Students in Malawi Are Making Reusable Pads to Fight Menstruation Stigma and Keep Girls in School

    By David Brand|Oct. 13, 2017

    Though these pads seem like a simple solution, they could have a huge impact. Read more