#Menstrual Hygiene Management

  • Article: Period Pain Causes 20% of Young Girls Around the World to Miss School, Study Says
    Education

    Period Pain Causes 20% of Young Girls Around the World to Miss School, Study Says

    By Sushmita Roy|July 5, 2019

    Nearly 41% of girls reported decreased performance or lowered concentration in classroom. Read more

  • Article: British Period Poverty Activist Gabby Edlin Tells Us How She Started a Bloody Successful Movement
    Girls & Women

    British Period Poverty Activist Gabby Edlin Tells Us How She Started a Bloody Successful Movement

    By Helen Lock|June 25, 2019

    Edlin was volunteering at a refugee centre when she was told period products weren't "essential." Read more

  • Article: Indian Schoolgirls Turned These Aquatic Weeds Into Sustainable Period Pads
    Water & Sanitation

    Indian Schoolgirls Turned These Aquatic Weeds Into Sustainable Period Pads

    By Leah Rodriguez  and  Pia Gralki|June 7, 2019

    They’re an affordable and eco-friendly alternative to plastic products. Read more

  • Article: Incarcerated Women in Maryland Are Still Paying for Tampons That Are Supposed to Be Free
    Water & Sanitation

    Incarcerated Women in Maryland Are Still Paying for Tampons That Are Supposed to Be Free

    By Leah Rodriguez|June 6, 2019

    Correctional facilities aren’t honoring a free sanitary bill that passed in 2018. Read more

  • Article: South African Rapper Sho Madjozi Surprised a Soweto School for Menstrual Hygiene Day
    Water & Sanitation

    South African Rapper Sho Madjozi Surprised a Soweto School for Menstrual Hygiene Day

    By Leah Rodriguez|June 3, 2019

    Madjozi is teaming up with STAYFREE pads to fight period stigma. Read more

  • Article: Why Always Wants to Teach Girls and Boys About Puberty
    PartnerWater & Sanitation

    Why Always Wants to Teach Girls and Boys About Puberty

    May 28, 2019|P&G

    Educating people about periods is the key to building confidence in young girls. Read more

  • 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
    FeatureImpactWater & Sanitation

    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