#Period Poverty

  • 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: Students in Montana Are Rallying for #NationalPeriodDay by Throwing a Musical Festival

    Students in Montana Are Rallying for #NationalPeriodDay by Throwing a Musical Festival

    By Leah Rodriguez|Oct. 17, 2019

    “You don't have to have a period to be angry about the current state of period poverty.” 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: Uganda Must Tackle Period Poverty to Achieve SDGs, Education Ministry Warns

    Uganda Must Tackle Period Poverty to Achieve SDGs, Education Ministry Warns

    By Leah Rodriguez|Sept. 3, 2019

    Safe menstrual hygiene promotes good health, quality education, and more. Read more

  • Article: This South African Taxi Driver Hands Out Sanitary Pads to His Passengers

    This South African Taxi Driver Hands Out Sanitary Pads to His Passengers

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Aug. 29, 2019

    An estimated 3.7 million girls and young women in South Africa can’t afford sanitary products. Read more

  • Article: The Indian Government May Soon Make Period Products More Affordable

    The Indian Government May Soon Make Period Products More Affordable

    By Leah Rodriguez|Aug. 26, 2019

    Sanitary napkins might fall under a list of essential affordable hygiene items. Read more

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

    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

    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