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  • 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: In My Own Words: Why I Work to Ensure Sex Workers Have Access to Clean Water and Safe Hygiene, Too

    In My Own Words: Why I Work to Ensure Sex Workers Have Access to Clean Water and Safe Hygiene, Too

    By Shomy Hasan Chowdhury|March 31, 2020

    Shomy Hasan Chowdhury is working to ensure access to water and sanitation in Bangladesh’s brothels. Read more

  • Article: This Nigerian Activist is Empowering Her Community Through Menstrual Health Education

    This Nigerian Activist is Empowering Her Community Through Menstrual Health Education

    By Leah Rodriguez|Feb. 11, 2020

    Lolo Cynthia started an initiative to distribute reusable pads in Lagos. Read more

  • Feature: Ask an Activist: How Can Boys and Men Advocate for Menstrual Health?

    Ask an Activist: How Can Boys and Men Advocate for Menstrual Health?

    By Leah Rodriguez|Dec. 11, 2019

    Menstrual health activist Appiah Boakye is the West Africa director of Days for Girls International. 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: This South African Activist Is Fighting for Safe Sanitation in Her Hometown

    This South African Activist Is Fighting for Safe Sanitation in Her Hometown

    By Leah Rodriguez|Sept. 24, 2019

    Tracey Malawana and Equal Education empower young people to take a stand. Read more

  • Article: Bonang Matheba Says No Girl Should Miss School Because of Her Period at Johannesburg Premiere of ‘ACTIVATE'

    Bonang Matheba Says No Girl Should Miss School Because of Her Period at Johannesburg Premiere of ‘ACTIVATE'

    By Itumeleng Letsoalo|Sept. 17, 2019

    You can tune in now to watch the new six-part documentary series, all about ending extreme poverty. Read more

  • Article: 5 Ways to Celebrate Mandela Day and Continue Madiba’s Legacy of Social Justice

    5 Ways to Celebrate Mandela Day and Continue Madiba’s Legacy of Social Justice

    By Itumeleng Letsoalo|July 17, 2019

    Spread the spirit of Ubuntu in 67 minutes. Read more