#Menstrual Health

  • Article: 20% of British Girls Are Bullied or Teased About Their Periods: Survey
    Water & Sanitation

    20% of British Girls Are Bullied or Teased About Their Periods: Survey

    By Imogen Calderwood|May 28, 2019

    Stigma is putting students’ health and education at risk. Read more

  • Feature: How Global Citizens & Activists Spurred a Country to Improve Menstrual Health in Over 5,000 Schools
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    How Global Citizens & Activists Spurred a Country to Improve Menstrual Health in Over 5,000 Schools

    By Mbali KgameLerato Mogoatlhe  and  Imogen Calderwood|May 28, 2019

    Many students couldn't go to school during their periods. So Global Citizens took action. Read more

  • Article: Sanitary Products Will Be Free for Women in UK Detention Facilities
    Water & Sanitation

    Sanitary Products Will Be Free for Women in UK Detention Facilities

    By Sushmita Roy|April 26, 2019

    Women are often left to “bleed out” and denied access to basic sanitary products. Read more

  • Article: These Playing Cards Prove That Learning About Periods Can Be Fun
    Water & Sanitation

    These Playing Cards Prove That Learning About Periods Can Be Fun

    By Leah Rodriguez|April 3, 2019

    Hey Girls launched the My Period card game to bust harmful myths about the process. Read more

  • Article: What These 4 Inspiring Activists Had to Say About Ending Period Shame
    Water & Sanitation

    What These 4 Inspiring Activists Had to Say About Ending Period Shame

    By Sushmita Roy|March 22, 2019

    Period stigma and misconceptions can even impact women's access to medical care. Read more

  • Article: Global Citizen Ambassador Penny Lebyane Talks Human Rights and Star Power as Advocacy
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    Global Citizen Ambassador Penny Lebyane Talks Human Rights and Star Power as Advocacy

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|March 22, 2019

    “Popular culture has a vital role to play in influencing and advancing policy.” Read more

  • Article: Nepalese Girls Share Stories of Period Shame in This Short Documentary
    Water & Sanitation

    Nepalese Girls Share Stories of Period Shame in This Short Documentary

    By Sushmita Roy|March 11, 2019

    Bathing in the river, sleeping in an isolated hut — these are their stories. Read more

  • Article: South Africa Has Made a Major Commitment to Providing Free Sanitary Pads to Girls
    ImpactWater & Sanitation

    South Africa Has Made a Major Commitment to Providing Free Sanitary Pads to Girls

    By Sophie Barbier|Feb. 26, 2019

    In response to more than 136,000 Global Citizens’ actions, the Government has increased its funding Read more