#Menstrual Products

  • Article: Health Workers Around the World Are Calling for Period Products to Be Considered Essential PPE

    Health Workers Around the World Are Calling for Period Products to Be Considered Essential PPE

    By Leah Rodriguez|May 29, 2020

    Medical staff in Uganda, Nepal, and the US share how COVID-19 is exacerbating period poverty. Read more

  • Article: These 2 NYC Students Fought to Make Period Products Available During the COVID-19 Crisis

    These 2 NYC Students Fought to Make Period Products Available During the COVID-19 Crisis

    By Leah Rodriguez|May 15, 2020

    The city agreed to distribute pads and tampons at 211 meal hubs. Read more

  • Article: This Is How Your Tampon Tax Is Being Spent This Year — But Competition Is Far Too Fierce

    This Is How Your Tampon Tax Is Being Spent This Year — But Competition Is Far Too Fierce

    By Imogen Calderwood|Jan. 24, 2019

    “This is such a critical area where more funding is needed.” Read more

  • Article: There's a 'Deliveroo' for Tampons and Contraceptives in East Africa

    There's a 'Deliveroo' for Tampons and Contraceptives in East Africa

    By James Hitchings-Hales  and  Carmen Singer|Jan. 17, 2019

    UK aid helped kickstart the "femtech" firm to fight menstrual and sexual health stigma. Read more

  • Article: Brighton Is the First Premier League Football Club to Give Free Sanitary Products to Fans

    Brighton Is the First Premier League Football Club to Give Free Sanitary Products to Fans

    By Imogen Calderwood|Aug. 30, 2018

    Period poverty affects 1 in 10 girls in the UK — and football fans are no different. Read more

  • Article: Campaign to Empower Women & Girls to Make Their Own Menstrual Pads

    Campaign to Empower Women & Girls to Make Their Own Menstrual Pads

    By Imogen Calderwood|July 10, 2018

    Juliana Katini has launched a programme to make reusable menstrual pads. Read more

  • Article: Here's Why You Should Never Flush Tampons Down the Toilet

    Here's Why You Should Never Flush Tampons Down the Toilet

    By Imogen Calderwood  and  Erica Sanchez|July 9, 2018

    Around half of women don’t realise it’s a problem. Read more

  • Article: This MP Just Made History by Telling House of Commons She's on Her Period

    This MP Just Made History by Telling House of Commons She's on Her Period

    By Imogen Calderwood|June 29, 2018

    She did it to highlight a really important problem. Read more