#period poverty

  • Article: Nevada Just Got Rid of Its Tampon Tax
    Water & Sanitation

    Nevada Just Got Rid of Its Tampon Tax

    By Jerica Deck|Nov. 7, 2018

    Tampons are no longer considered a "luxury item" in the state. Read more

  • Article: These South African Women Are Using Menstruation Cups to Change the World
    Water & Sanitation

    These South African Women Are Using Menstruation Cups to Change the World

    By Hlumelo Siphe Williams|Oct. 25, 2018

    In Africa, 1 in 10 girls are having their education interrupted because of their periods. Read more

  • Article: Violent Protesters Bully Menstruating Women Away From Hindu Temple
    Girls & Women

    Violent Protesters Bully Menstruating Women Away From Hindu Temple

    By Jerica Deck|Oct. 18, 2018

    After the Supreme Court revoked a temple's gender ban, devotees protested. Read more

  • Article: Seoul Begins Offering Free Menstrual Products to Help End Period Poverty
    Girls & Women

    Seoul Begins Offering Free Menstrual Products to Help End Period Poverty

    By Jerica Deck|Oct. 12, 2018

    Young girls in the city now have access to free period products in several public spaces. Read more

  • Article: Brighton Is the First Premier League Football Club to Give Free Sanitary Products to Fans
    Water & Sanitation

    Brighton Is the First Premier League Football Club to Give Free Sanitary Products to Fans

    By Imogen Calderwood|Aug. 30, 2018

    Period poverty affects 1 in 10 girls in the UK — and football fans are no different. Read more

  • Article: This Newspaper Ad Includes a Cut-Out Sanitary Pad
    Water & Sanitation

    This Newspaper Ad Includes a Cut-Out Sanitary Pad

    Aug. 16, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Make your own sanitary pad! Read more

  • Article: This MP Just Made History by Telling House of Commons She's on Her Period
    Water & Sanitation

    This MP Just Made History by Telling House of Commons She's on Her Period

    By Imogen Calderwood|June 29, 2018

    She did it to highlight a really important problem. Read more

  • Article: Meghan Markle Has a New Official Job With the Royal Foundation
    Citizenship

    Meghan Markle Has a New Official Job With the Royal Foundation

    By Imogen Calderwood|June 13, 2018

    The Duchess of Sussex wants to "hit the ground running." Read more