#Menstruation

  • Article: A Ban by a 'River God' May Keep Ghanaian Girls Out of School During Their Periods
    Girls & Women

    A Ban by a 'River God' May Keep Ghanaian Girls Out of School During Their Periods

    By Daniele Selby|Jan. 12, 2018

    About 95% of Ghanaian girls in rural areas have missed school during their periods — before the ban. Read more

  • Article: Women on Their Periods Are Being 'Left to Bleed in Cells' by Police
    Water & Sanitation

    Women on Their Periods Are Being 'Left to Bleed in Cells' by Police

    By Imogen Calderwood|Jan. 4, 2018

    The failure to provide sanitary care could breach human rights law, according to a watchdog. Read more

  • Article: 12 Weird Euphemisms People Use Around the World Rather Than Just Saying the Word ‘Period’
    Girls & Women

    12 Weird Euphemisms People Use Around the World Rather Than Just Saying the Word ‘Period’

    By Imogen Calderwood|Nov. 22, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    5,000 slang terms for one simple word… Read more

  • Video: This Pad Ad Shows Period Blood as It Is. Here's Why That's Very Important
    Girls & Women

    This Pad Ad Shows Period Blood as It Is. Here's Why That's Very Important

    By Daniele Selby|Oct. 18, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    No twirling women or weird blue liquid here. Read more

  • Article: Bill Aims to Make Tampons Free in California Low-Income District Schools
    Girls & Women

    Bill Aims to Make Tampons Free in California Low-Income District Schools

    By Daniele Selby|Sept. 12, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    Girls shouldn’t have to skip school or get sick because tampons are too expensive. Read more

  • Article: 5 Things to Know About Building Confidence in Teen Girls
    PartnerGirls & Women

    5 Things to Know About Building Confidence in Teen Girls

    Aug. 23, 2017|P&G

    Here are some facts you should know in order to help you encourage girls to Keep Going #LikeAGirl! 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: Vaginal Bleeding Is Taboo in Poor Countries — And It's Putting Lives at Risk, Report Says
    Girls & Women

    Vaginal Bleeding Is Taboo in Poor Countries — And It's Putting Lives at Risk, Report Says

    Aug. 1, 2017|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Menstruation is still taboo in many countries around the world. Read more