#Menstruation

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

    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
    Girls & Women

    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
    Girls & Women

    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
    PartnerWater & Sanitation

    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
    Water & Sanitation

    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
    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: Schoolgirls in Wales Are Going to Get Free Period Products
    Water & Sanitation

    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
    Water & Sanitation

    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