#Menstrual Health

  • 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: Menstrual Cups and Reusable Pads Are Literally Changing Lives Uganda’s Refugee Camps
    Girls & Women

    Menstrual Cups and Reusable Pads Are Literally Changing Lives Uganda’s Refugee Camps

    Dec. 19, 2017|News Deeply

    Menstrual hygiene is a challenge for the women across Africa who lack access to sanitary products. Read more

  • Article: 4 Reasons Water and Sanitation are a Gender Issue
    Water & Sanitation

    4 Reasons Water and Sanitation are a Gender Issue

    By Marnie Cunningham|Nov. 17, 2017

    Women are more at risk than men. 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

  • Article: Menstruation Huts Are Illegal in Nepal, But Girls on Periods Are Still in Danger There
    Girls & Women

    Menstruation Huts Are Illegal in Nepal, But Girls on Periods Are Still in Danger There

    Aug. 17, 2017|News Deeply and CHIME FOR CHANGE

    Activists say more work must be done to ensure “the law covers all discriminatory practices.” Read more

  • Article: Women in US Federal Prisons Will Finally Receive Free Tampons
    Girls & Women

    Women in US Federal Prisons Will Finally Receive Free Tampons

    By Colleen Curry|Aug. 16, 2017

    Has ‘Orange Is the New Black’ taught us nothing? Read more

  • Article: Crowdfunding Campaign Raises Thousands for Menstruation Products and Education in Rwanda
    PartnerGirls & Women

    Crowdfunding Campaign Raises Thousands for Menstruation Products and Education in Rwanda

    Aug. 8, 2017|Johnson & Johnson

    Johnson & Johnson’s CaringCrowd® platform helps non-profits working on health projects. Read more

  • Article: This Hyundai Model Says She Was Fired After Getting Period
    Girls & Women

    This Hyundai Model Says She Was Fired After Getting Period

    By Sarah Hazlehurst|June 8, 2017

    Rachel Rickert refuses to be “shamed” for having a menstrual cycle. Read more