#Menstrual Hygiene

  • 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: Accessible Toolkit Teaches Indians With Disabilities How to Manage Their Periods
    Water & Sanitation

    Accessible Toolkit Teaches Indians With Disabilities How to Manage Their Periods

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Leah Rodriguez|March 18, 2019

    “The hope is that it will replace the shame and silence with information, confidence, and pride.” Read more

  • Article: These Water Ballet Dancers Are Working to End the Stigma Around Menstruation
    Girls & Women

    These Water Ballet Dancers Are Working to End the Stigma Around Menstruation

    By Madeleine Keck|Nov. 7, 2018

    The group is hoping to open up the conversation about menstruation. Read more

  • Article: Malaysia Finally Lifts 'Tampon Tax' on Menstrual Hygiene Products
    Water & Sanitation

    Malaysia Finally Lifts 'Tampon Tax' on Menstrual Hygiene Products

    By Leah Rodriguez|Aug. 30, 2018

    Menstrual products were previously taxed 6%. Read more

  • Article: Scotland Is the First Country to Offer Free Sanitary Products to All Students
    Water & Sanitation

    Scotland Is the First Country to Offer Free Sanitary Products to All Students

    By Joanna Prisco|Aug. 27, 2018

    Tampons and pads are basic necessities, and should be provided to all. Read more

  • Article: This Newspaper Ad Includes a Cut-Out Sanitary Pad
    Water & Sanitation

    This Newspaper Ad Includes a Cut-Out Sanitary Pad

    Aug. 16, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Make your own sanitary pad! 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

  • Article: These Students Are Rejecting Period Stigma in Rural West Africa
    AdvocacyWater & Sanitation

    These Students Are Rejecting Period Stigma in Rural West Africa

    By Natalie Petrulla|June 12, 2018

    Girls are often denied basic human rights when they get their periods. Read more