#period poverty

  • Article: This Canada School District Is the Country's First to Offer Free Pads and Tampons
    Water & Sanitation

    This Canada School District Is the Country's First to Offer Free Pads and Tampons

    By Jackie Marchildon|March 4, 2019

    One in three Canadian women under 25 has struggled to afford menstrual products. Read more

  • Article: This Organization Gave Federal Workers Period Products During the US Government Shutdown
    Girls & Women

    This Organization Gave Federal Workers Period Products During the US Government Shutdown

    By Leah Rodriguez|Jan. 30, 2019

    They sent out three months' worth of menstrual products to those who couldn’t afford them. Read more

  • Article: Children Should Get 12 Years of Schooling. Millions of Girls Are Getting Less Than 5.
    Education

    Children Should Get 12 Years of Schooling. Millions of Girls Are Getting Less Than 5.

    By Jerica Deck|Jan. 25, 2019

    In Pakistan and Nigeria these girls are only receiving one year of education. Read more

  • 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