#Menstruation

  • Article: Germany Reclassifies Tampons as 'Necessary' Instead of a 'Luxury'

    Germany Reclassifies Tampons as 'Necessary' Instead of a 'Luxury'

    By Joe McCarthy|Nov. 13, 2019

    The tax will fall from 19% to 7%. Read more

  • Article: 7 Barriers to Girls’ Education Around the World

    7 Barriers to Girls’ Education Around the World

    By Leah Rodriguez|Sept. 24, 2019

    Child marriage, poverty, and period stigma are stopping girls from realizing their dreams. Read more

  • Article: This Activist Is Changing Health Education in Nepal So Girls Can Take Charge of Their Lives

    This Activist Is Changing Health Education in Nepal So Girls Can Take Charge of Their Lives

    By Gabrielle Deonath  and  Pia Gralki|Aug. 30, 2019

    Activist Sabina Pokhrel challenges traditional views on menstruation, contraception, and sex. 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: Tanzania Is Bringing Back Tax On Menstrual Products, and Activists Are Not Having It

    Tanzania Is Bringing Back Tax On Menstrual Products, and Activists Are Not Having It

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|June 24, 2019

    The tax was scrapped last year but the minister of finance says it’s not working. Read more

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

    Why Always Wants to Teach Girls and Boys About Puberty

    From P&G|May 28, 2019

    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

    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