#Period Taboo

  • 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

  • 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