#Menstrual Health

  • 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
    AdvocacyCitizenship

    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

  • Article: The Shocking Problem Nearly 20% of American Girls Experience
    PartnerGirls & Women

    The Shocking Problem Nearly 20% of American Girls Experience

    By Sophie Maes  and  Gaëlle Langué|Feb. 5, 2019|P&G

    More than 500 million girls globally don’t have access to period products. Read more

  • Article: This Startup Is Ending Gender Inequality, One Sanitary Pad at a Time
    AdvocacyWater & Sanitation

    This Startup Is Ending Gender Inequality, One Sanitary Pad at a Time

    By Joe McCarthy|Aug. 10, 2018

    Lack of sanitary pads makes girls more vulnerable to violence, poverty, and more. Read more

  • Article: The US House Just Passed a 'Menstrual Equality' Bill
    Health

    The US House Just Passed a 'Menstrual Equality' Bill

    By Joanna Prisco|July 30, 2018

    The bill will allow tampons and pads to be purchased under flexible health spending accounts. Read more