##ItsBloodyTime

  • Article: Muslim Women Are Over All the Period-Shaming During Ramadan

    Muslim Women Are Over All the Period-Shaming During Ramadan

    By Daniele Selby|May 30, 2018

    Menstruating girls and women are excluded from fasting and praying during Ramadan. Read more

  • Article: 42% of US Women Have Been Period-Shamed and 29% Won’t Do This Activity

    42% of US Women Have Been Period-Shamed and 29% Won’t Do This Activity

    By David Brand|Jan. 5, 2018

    A survey conducted by Thinx revealed just how pervasive period shame is in the US. Read more

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

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

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

    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

    Why This Star Wears a Sanitary Pad in a New Bollywood Film

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Dec. 20, 2017

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

  • Article: These Libraries in Nigeria Are Helping Girls Learn by Giving Them Books — and Sanitary Pads

    These Libraries in Nigeria Are Helping Girls Learn by Giving Them Books — and Sanitary Pads

    By David Brand|Dec. 15, 2017

    A Global Citizen's 'WASH libraries' teach kids to read, wash their hands, and manage their periods. Read more

  • Article: The Second-Largest State in India Just Took a Huge Step to Keep Girls in School

    The Second-Largest State in India Just Took a Huge Step to Keep Girls in School

    Nov. 2, 2017

    Menstrual health education is now mandatory. Read more

  • Article: This Global Citizen Has Given Pads to 30,000 Girls in Kenya — and Has More Work to Do

    This Global Citizen Has Given Pads to 30,000 Girls in Kenya — and Has More Work to Do

    By David Brand|CHIME FOR CHANGE|Oct. 26, 2017

    “It’s more than just pads. We’re creating a social movement.” Read more

  • Article: Students in Malawi Are Making Reusable Pads to Fight Menstruation Stigma and Keep Girls in School

    Students in Malawi Are Making Reusable Pads to Fight Menstruation Stigma and Keep Girls in School

    By David Brand|Oct. 13, 2017

    Though these pads seem like a simple solution, they could have a huge impact. Read more