#Sanitary Health

  • 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: 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: Scotland Becomes First Country to Offer Free Tampons to Low-Income Women
    Girls & Women

    Scotland Becomes First Country to Offer Free Tampons to Low-Income Women

    By Amber Haslam|July 12, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    The six month-pilot scheme will help at least 1,000 women in Aberdeen. Read more

  • Article: The Tampon Tax Is Still a Thing, and It’s Funding an Anti-Abortion Group
    Girls & Women

    The Tampon Tax Is Still a Thing, and It’s Funding an Anti-Abortion Group

    By James Hitchings-Hales|April 3, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    Remember when we were told it was getting scrapped? Like, ages ago? It wasn’t. Read more