#Period Poverty

  • Article: New Zealand Just Announced It Will Start Offering Free Period Products in Schools

    New Zealand Just Announced It Will Start Offering Free Period Products in Schools

    By Leah Rodriguez|June 3, 2020

    All schools in the country will have the option to offer free period products by 2021. Read more

  • 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: These 2 NYC Students Fought to Make Period Products Available During the COVID-19 Crisis

    These 2 NYC Students Fought to Make Period Products Available During the COVID-19 Crisis

    By Leah Rodriguez|May 15, 2020

    The city agreed to distribute pads and tampons at 211 meal hubs. Read more

  • Article: A Third of Young Women and Girls in Britain Are Struggling to Access Period Products During Lockdown

    A Third of Young Women and Girls in Britain Are Struggling to Access Period Products During Lockdown

    By Helen Lock|May 7, 2020

    The issue of period poverty has been exacerbated by the pandemic, a charity warns. Read more

  • Article: Meet the Founder of the First Ethiopian Menstrual Cup Brand

    Meet the Founder of the First Ethiopian Menstrual Cup Brand

    By Leah Rodriguez|April 1, 2020

    Sara Eklund wants to normalize periods in Ethiopia. Read more

  • Article: 'Periods Don't Stop for Pandemics,' Says Menstrual Equity Activist Amid COVID-19 Outbreak

    'Periods Don't Stop for Pandemics,' Says Menstrual Equity Activist Amid COVID-19 Outbreak

    By Leah Rodriguez|March 17, 2020

    I Support The Girls is receiving more requests for tampons and pads as a result of the coronavirus. Read more

  • Article: Men Finally Realized Period Products Should Be Free When They Were Forced to Pay for Toilet Paper

    Men Finally Realized Period Products Should Be Free When They Were Forced to Pay for Toilet Paper

    By Leah Rodriguez|March 9, 2020

    PERIOD installed coin-operated toilet paper dispensers to make a point about period poverty. Read more

  • 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