#Legislation

  • Article: Virginia Is the First Southern US State to Ban Hair Discrimination in the Workplace

    Virginia Is the First Southern US State to Ban Hair Discrimination in the Workplace

    By Leah Rodriguez|July 2, 2020

    The bill is a step toward achieving racial justice in the US. Read more

  • Article: US Government Acknowledges Period Products Are Necessities in COVID-19 Stimulus Bill

    US Government Acknowledges Period Products Are Necessities in COVID-19 Stimulus Bill

    By Leah Rodriguez|April 10, 2020

    Tampons and pads are now classified as medical expenses eligible for FSA and HSA reimbursement. Read more

  • Article: Scotland Just Passed a Bill to Provide Free Period Products

    Scotland Just Passed a Bill to Provide Free Period Products

    By Leah Rodriguez|Feb. 26, 2020

    Parliament will review the proposal before it becomes law. Read more

  • Article: A New Sexist Bill Threatens Maternity Leave in Indonesia

    A New Sexist Bill Threatens Maternity Leave in Indonesia

    By Leah Rodriguez|Feb. 21, 2020

    The family resilience bill also orders women to take care of all household responsibilities. Read more

  • Article: The US House Just Passed an Important Bill to Educate Millions of Girls Worldwide
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    The US House Just Passed an Important Bill to Educate Millions of Girls Worldwide

    By Leah Rodriguez|Jan. 29, 2020

    The Keeping Girls in School Act aims to stop child marriage, FGM, and unplanned pregnancy. Read more

  • Article: The Scottish Government Just Rejected a Bill That Would Guarantee Free Period Products

    The Scottish Government Just Rejected a Bill That Would Guarantee Free Period Products

    By Leah Rodriguez|Jan. 10, 2020

    Advocates say the bill is necessary to completely end stigma. Read more

  • Article: California Officially Bans Hair Discrimination

    California Officially Bans Hair Discrimination

    By Leah Rodriguez|Jan. 6, 2020

    Policies that ban afros, braids, twists, and locks are now illegal. Read more

  • Article: This Student Inspired California's New Law Banning Lunch Shaming

    This Student Inspired California's New Law Banning Lunch Shaming

    By Leah Rodriguez|Oct. 15, 2019

    When Ryan Kyote fought against his school’s lunch debt policy, his governor listened. Read more