#Menstrual Hygiene Management

  • Article: Doctors in Kashmir Are Pushing for Better Sanitation and Education to Address Menstrual Health Issues

    Doctors in Kashmir Are Pushing for Better Sanitation and Education to Address Menstrual Health Issues

    By Leah Rodriguez|Jan. 8, 2020

    Women who can’t discuss their periods openly are more susceptible to health complications. Read more

  • Feature: Ask an Activist: How Can Boys and Men Advocate for Menstrual Health?

    Ask an Activist: How Can Boys and Men Advocate for Menstrual Health?

    By Leah Rodriguez|Dec. 11, 2019

    Menstrual health activist Appiah Boakye is the West Africa director of Days for Girls International. Read more

  • Article: Bonang Matheba Says No Girl Should Miss School Because of Her Period at Johannesburg Premiere of ‘ACTIVATE'

    Bonang Matheba Says No Girl Should Miss School Because of Her Period at Johannesburg Premiere of ‘ACTIVATE'

    By Itumeleng Letsoalo|Sept. 17, 2019

    You can tune in now to watch the new six-part documentary series, all about ending extreme poverty. Read more

  • Article: This South African Taxi Driver Hands Out Sanitary Pads to His Passengers

    This South African Taxi Driver Hands Out Sanitary Pads to His Passengers

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Aug. 29, 2019

    An estimated 3.7 million girls and young women in South Africa can’t afford sanitary products. Read more

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

    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

    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

    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

    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