#Tampons

  • 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

  • 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: Women in US Federal Prisons Will Finally Receive Free Tampons
    Girls & Women

    Women in US Federal Prisons Will Finally Receive Free Tampons

    By Colleen Curry|Aug. 16, 2017

    Has ‘Orange Is the New Black’ taught us nothing? 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: ‘Tax on Blood’: Campaign to Stop Tampon Tax in India Goes Viral
    Girls & Women

    ‘Tax on Blood’: Campaign to Stop Tampon Tax in India Goes Viral

    By Colleen Curry|April 24, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    More than 300 million girls and women don’t have access to pads and tampons. Read more

  • Article: Why Chelsea Clinton Wants to Talk About Periods & Breastfeeding
    Girls & Women

    Why Chelsea Clinton Wants to Talk About Periods & Breastfeeding

    By Colleen Curry|April 19, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    Gender equality means ending the stigma of being a woman. Read more