#Periods

  • Article: These South African Women Are Using Menstruation Cups to Change the World
    Water & Sanitation

    These South African Women Are Using Menstruation Cups to Change the World

    By Hlumelo Siphe Williams|Sept. 7, 2018

    In Africa, 1 in 10 girls are having their education interrupted because of their periods. Read more

  • Article: Brighton Is the First Premier League Football Club to Give Free Sanitary Products to Fans
    Water & Sanitation

    Brighton Is the First Premier League Football Club to Give Free Sanitary Products to Fans

    By Imogen Calderwood|Aug. 30, 2018

    Period poverty affects 1 in 10 girls in the UK — and football fans are no different. Read more

  • Article: Too Poor for Periods, Zimbabwe's Girls Rely on Rags, Paper, Leaves
    Girls & Women

    Too Poor for Periods, Zimbabwe's Girls Rely on Rags, Paper, Leaves

    July 23, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    It costs the equivalent of $5 to buy one standard packet of pads in Zimbabwe. Read more

  • Article: This Kenyan Woman Is Empowering Women & Girls to Make Their Own Menstrual Pads
    Water & Sanitation

    This Kenyan Woman Is Empowering Women & Girls to Make Their Own Menstrual Pads

    By Imogen Calderwood|July 10, 2018

    How do you work or go to school without period products? Read more

  • Article: Here's Why You Should Never Flush Tampons Down the Toilet
    Environment

    Here's Why You Should Never Flush Tampons Down the Toilet

    By Imogen Calderwood  and  Erica Sanchez|July 9, 2018

    Around half of women don’t realise it’s a problem. Read more

  • Article: This MP Just Made History by Telling House of Commons She's on Her Period
    Water & Sanitation

    This MP Just Made History by Telling House of Commons She's on Her Period

    By Imogen Calderwood|June 29, 2018

    She did it to highlight a really important problem. Read more

  • Article: 11 Quotes on Why It's So Important to Unite and Say #SheIsEqual
    AdvocacyGirls & Women

    11 Quotes on Why It's So Important to Unite and Say #SheIsEqual

    By Imogen Calderwood|June 6, 2018

    If you were looking for inspiration to fight the good fight, this is it. 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