#Menstruation

  • 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

    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

    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

  • Article: Sanitary Products Will Be Free for Women in UK Detention Facilities

    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: Schoolgirls in Wales Are Going to Get Free Period Products

    Schoolgirls in Wales Are Going to Get Free Period Products

    By Imogen Calderwood|April 15, 2019

    As many as 141,000 girls and young women will be impacted. Read more

  • Article: Free Pads and Tampons Aren't the Only Answer to Period Poverty

    Free Pads and Tampons Aren't the Only Answer to Period Poverty

    By Daniele Selby|March 26, 2019

    There is no strong evidence to suggest period products alone help girls stay in school, expert says. Read more