#Period Taboo

  • Article: Meghan Markle Has a New Official Job With the Royal Foundation
    Citizenship

    Meghan Markle Has a New Official Job With the Royal Foundation

    By Imogen Calderwood|June 13, 2018

    The Duchess of Sussex wants to "hit the ground running." Read more

  • 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: Girl Guides Across the UK Are Getting a 'Period Poverty' Badge
    Water & Sanitation

    Girl Guides Across the UK Are Getting a 'Period Poverty' Badge

    By Imogen Calderwood|May 24, 2018

    It’s to show girls that periods aren’t something to be embarrassed about. Read more

  • Article: 5 Issues We Want Meghan Markle to Tackle as a Royal
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    5 Issues We Want Meghan Markle to Tackle as a Royal

    By Imogen Calderwood|May 17, 2018

    She has an amazing opportunity to help take on the world’s biggest problems. Read more

  • Article: This Woman's Menstrual Cup Mission Brought Her Face-to-Face with President Obama
    Water & Sanitation

    This Woman's Menstrual Cup Mission Brought Her Face-to-Face with President Obama

    By Imogen Calderwood|May 3, 2018

    Vanessa Paranjothy had the chance to talk about periods with the former president. Read more

  • Article: Why This Company is Giving Away 60 Million Pads and Tampons This Month
    Health

    Why This Company is Giving Away 60 Million Pads and Tampons This Month

    By Daniele Selby|March 13, 2018

    "A period should only end a sentence – and not be the end to education or opportunity," L. says. Read more

  • 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: Yet Another Young Woman Died in a Menstrual Hut
    Water & Sanitation

    Yet Another Young Woman Died in a Menstrual Hut

    By David Brand|Jan. 10, 2018

    The ancient custom is dangerous. Read more