#Tampons

  • 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: Scotland Will Give Out Free Tampons to Low-Income Women
    Water & Sanitation

    Scotland Will Give Out Free Tampons to Low-Income Women

    By Imogen Calderwood|May 31, 2018

    A trial launched in Aberdeen last year has now been expanded to the whole country. Read more

  • Article: 4 Million Kenyan Schoolgirls Are Going to Receive Free Sanitary Pads
    Water & Sanitation

    4 Million Kenyan Schoolgirls Are Going to Receive Free Sanitary Pads

    By Chris Gelardi|April 24, 2018

    Officials added a plea to end FGM after announcing an effort to give out 140 million free pads. Read more

  • Article: Why This Company is Giving Away 60 Million Pads and Tampons This Month
    Health

    Why This Company is Giving Away 60 Million Pads and Tampons This Month

    By Daniele Selby|March 13, 2018

    "A period should only end a sentence – and not be the end to education or opportunity," L. says. Read more

  • Article: A Man Just Killed the Effort to Give Women in Arizona Prisons More Than 12 Pads Per Month
    Girls & Women

    A Man Just Killed the Effort to Give Women in Arizona Prisons More Than 12 Pads Per Month

    By Joe McCarthy|Feb. 13, 2018

    "[This is] such a glaring example of patriarchy.” Read more

  • 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: How an Airport Passenger Became the Tampon Hero We All Need Right Now
    Girls & Women

    How an Airport Passenger Became the Tampon Hero We All Need Right Now

    By Jackie Marchildon|Dec. 5, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    “Not acceptable!” Read more