#periods

  • Article: Tampons and Pads Will Soon Be Free for All New York School Girls
    Water & Sanitation

    Tampons and Pads Will Soon Be Free for All New York School Girls

    By David Brand|April 6, 2018

    Gov. Andrew Cuomo also announced that all public bathrooms must include diaper-changing stations. Read more

  • Article: Americans Use 7 Billion Plastic Tampon Applicators Every Year. This Product Is Changing That
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    Americans Use 7 Billion Plastic Tampon Applicators Every Year. This Product Is Changing That

    By David Brand|March 2, 2018

    “Bleed Red. Think Green.” Read more

  • Article: Stock Images of Women in Pain Are Making Period Shame Worse, Study Suggests
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    Stock Images of Women in Pain Are Making Period Shame Worse, Study Suggests

    By David Brand|Feb. 23, 2018

    Olympians compete during their periods, but stock images make menstruating women seem helpless. Read more

  • Article: Men Won't Stand in the Way of Menstrual Health for Arizona Prisoners, Says Lawmaker
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    Men Won't Stand in the Way of Menstrual Health for Arizona Prisoners, Says Lawmaker

    By David Brand|Feb. 16, 2018

    “This is so fundamental to female dignity." Read more

  • Article: Malala Really Wants You to See This Inspiring Film About Periods
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    Malala Really Wants You to See This Inspiring Film About Periods

    By David Brand|Jan. 19, 2018

    She joined “Padman’s” producer to promote the period piece. Read more

  • Article: Blood, Sweat, and Cheers: 2017 Was the Year of the Period Thanks to These Activists
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    Blood, Sweat, and Cheers: 2017 Was the Year of the Period Thanks to These Activists

    By David Brand|Dec. 22, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    Blood made it onto TV, an advocate in the NFL talked menstruation, and countries pledged free pads. Read more

  • Article: Why This Star Wears a Sanitary Pad in a New Bollywood Film
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    Why This Star Wears a Sanitary Pad in a New Bollywood Film

    Dec. 20, 2017|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    “Padman” tackles the menstruation stigmas that plague women in India. Read more

  • Article: This NFL Star is Tackling Period Stigma — And Helping Homeless Women
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    This NFL Star is Tackling Period Stigma — And Helping Homeless Women

    By David Brand|Nov. 29, 2017

    He’s resisting period stigma and helping his sister provide sanitary products to homeless women. Read more