#Menstrual Equity

  • Article: US Period Advocates Want to End the Tampon Tax by 2020
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    US Period Advocates Want to End the Tampon Tax by 2020

    By Leah Rodriguez|June 26, 2019

    Tax Free. Period. targets 35 states that charge menstrual products as luxury items. Read more

  • Article: Boston Schools Will Offer Free Pads and Tampons This Fall
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    Boston Schools Will Offer Free Pads and Tampons This Fall

    By Leah Rodriguez|June 18, 2019

    Mayor Martin J. Walsh is championing the program to keep students in class. Read more

  • Article: This Town Will Be First in US to Offer Free Tampons in All Public Restrooms — Regardless of Gender
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    This Town Will Be First in US to Offer Free Tampons in All Public Restrooms — Regardless of Gender

    By Leah Rodriguez|May 31, 2019

    Brookline, Massachusetts, is setting the bar for menstrual equity. Read more

  • Article: Georgia Will Give Free Pads and Tampons to Low-Income People
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    Georgia Will Give Free Pads and Tampons to Low-Income People

    By Leah Rodriguez|April 10, 2019

    Lawmakers will spend $1.5 million on period products as part of the 2020 budget. Read more

  • Article: More People Experience Period Poverty in the UK Than You Might Think, Poll Shows
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    More People Experience Period Poverty in the UK Than You Might Think, Poll Shows

    By Leah Rodriguez|Feb. 20, 2019

    Bloody Big Brunch is breaking taboos about menstruation one bloody mary at a time. Read more

  • Article: This Teen Wrote a Bill to End Period Poverty in Schools
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    This Teen Wrote a Bill to End Period Poverty in Schools

    By Leah Rodriguez|Feb. 12, 2019

    Her state's senate will vote on free menstrual products in New Hampshire schools this week. Read more

  • Article: This Program Puts 'Menstrual Hygiene Warriors' in India's Schools
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    This Program Puts 'Menstrual Hygiene Warriors' in India's Schools

    By Leah Rodriguez|Feb. 11, 2019

    “We can do all that we want to do during periods.” Read more

  • Article: There’s Finally a Period Emoji
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    There’s Finally a Period Emoji

    By Leah Rodriguez|Feb. 6, 2019

    After a nearly two-year campaign, a blood drop is hitting keyboards soon. Read more