#Period Poverty

  • Article: Period Poverty Causes Girls in the UK to Skip Out on Sports & Extracurriculars
    Water & Sanitation

    Period Poverty Causes Girls in the UK to Skip Out on Sports & Extracurriculars

    By Leah Rodriguez|Aug. 8, 2019

    Not being able to afford pads can have lasting effects for years to come. Read more

  • Article: New Hampshire Passes Teen's Bill to Offer Free Period Products in Schools
    Water & Sanitation

    New Hampshire Passes Teen's Bill to Offer Free Period Products in Schools

    By Leah Rodriguez|July 19, 2019

    All public schools will be required to provide free tampons and pads next year. Read more

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

    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

  • Article: 5 Incredible Teen Activists in the UK You Need to Follow
    Citizenship

    5 Incredible Teen Activists in the UK You Need to Follow

    By Alice Gilchrist-Miller|July 9, 2019

    Because you’re never too young to start saving the world. 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: 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

  • Feature: How Global Citizens & Activists Spurred a Country to Improve Menstrual Health in Over 5,000 Schools
    FeatureImpactWater & Sanitation

    How Global Citizens & Activists Spurred a Country to Improve Menstrual Health in Over 5,000 Schools

    By Mbali KgameLerato Mogoatlhe  and  Imogen Calderwood|May 28, 2019

    Many students couldn't go to school during their periods. So Global Citizens took action. Read more