#Periods

  • 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: 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: Scotland’s Girl Guides Join the Fight to End Period Poverty Once and for All
    Girls & Women

    Scotland’s Girl Guides Join the Fight to End Period Poverty Once and for All

    By Imogen Calderwood|Sept. 15, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    Access to sanitary products is a “basic right.” Read more

  • Article: 6 Things We Care About More Than Big Ben's Bongs Being Silenced
    Citizenship

    6 Things We Care About More Than Big Ben's Bongs Being Silenced

    By Imogen Calderwood|Aug. 21, 2017

    This really isn’t a national tragedy. Read more

  • Article: This Scottish Lawmaker Wants to Give Girls Free Pads and Tampons and End ‘Period Poverty’
    Water & Sanitation

    This Scottish Lawmaker Wants to Give Girls Free Pads and Tampons and End ‘Period Poverty’

    By Imogen Calderwood|Aug. 15, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    Young women are missing class because they can’t afford sanitary products. Read more

  • Article: This African Feminist Was Jailed for Demanding Free Sanitary Pads for Girls
    Girls & Women

    This African Feminist Was Jailed for Demanding Free Sanitary Pads for Girls

    By Colleen Curry|July 20, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    1 in 10 girls misses school because of their period. Read more

  • Article: Kenya Will Give Free Menstrual Pads to Girls
    Girls & Women

    Kenya Will Give Free Menstrual Pads to Girls

    By Meghan Werft|June 22, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    Menstrual health is on the government now. 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