#Menstruation

  • Article: The UK Will Put an End to Its Tampon Tax in 2021

    The UK Will Put an End to Its Tampon Tax in 2021

    By Brandon Wiggins|March 9, 2020

    There is currently a 5% tax on period products in the UK. Read more

  • Article: 68 Indian Students Were Forced to Strip to Prove They Weren’t on Their Periods

    68 Indian Students Were Forced to Strip to Prove They Weren’t on Their Periods

    By Leah Rodriguez  and  Pia Gralki|Feb. 18, 2020

    The hostel where students board maintains strict rules for women when they are on their period. Read more

  • Article: 'Little Miss Period' Is Tackling Menstruation Stigma in Japan

    'Little Miss Period' Is Tackling Menstruation Stigma in Japan

    By Brandon Wiggins|Dec. 17, 2019

    A new film based on a comic is getting people to talk about periods. Read more

  • Article: We Caught Up With Schoolgirls Impacted by Always’ Sanitary Pad Programme in South Africa

    We Caught Up With Schoolgirls Impacted by Always’ Sanitary Pad Programme in South Africa

    By Itumeleng Letsoalo|Dec. 9, 2019

    No girl should be missing school because of their period. Read more

  • 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: Girls’ Education: 7 Obstacles and How to Overcome Them

    Girls’ Education: 7 Obstacles and How to Overcome Them

    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