#Period Poverty

  • Article: UK Will Now Offer Free Sanitary Products to Primary School Pupils Too
    Girls & Women

    UK Will Now Offer Free Sanitary Products to Primary School Pupils Too

    April 17, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Some 10% of girls in Britain are unable to afford sanitary products. Read more

  • Article: Schoolgirls in Wales Are Going to Get Free Period Products
    Water & Sanitation

    Schoolgirls in Wales Are Going to Get Free Period Products

    By Imogen Calderwood|April 15, 2019

    As many as 141,000 girls and young women will be impacted. Read more

  • Article: UK Tampon Tax Fund Will Actually 'Damage' Women's Sector, Say Feminist Groups
    Girls & Women

    UK Tampon Tax Fund Will Actually 'Damage' Women's Sector, Say Feminist Groups

    By James Hitchings-Hales|April 9, 2019

    All money raised by the tax is supposed to go to charities focused on women — theoretically. Read more

  • Article: Scarlett Curtis: The Feminist Activist Behind 2019’s Biggest Non-Brexit Stories
    Girls & Women

    Scarlett Curtis: The Feminist Activist Behind 2019’s Biggest Non-Brexit Stories

    By James Hitchings-Hales|April 5, 2019

    The 24-year-old talks to Global Citizen about fighting the patriarchy — and winning. Read more

  • Article: These Playing Cards Prove That Learning About Periods Can Be Fun
    Water & Sanitation

    These Playing Cards Prove That Learning About Periods Can Be Fun

    By Leah Rodriguez|April 3, 2019

    Hey Girls launched the My Period card game to bust harmful myths about the process. Read more

  • Article: What These 4 Inspiring Activists Had to Say About Ending Period Shame
    Water & Sanitation

    What These 4 Inspiring Activists Had to Say About Ending Period Shame

    By Sushmita Roy|March 22, 2019

    Period stigma and misconceptions can even impact women's access to medical care. Read more

  • Article: Michael Sheen Is Destroying Period Stigma With #Pads4Dads
    Water & Sanitation

    Michael Sheen Is Destroying Period Stigma With #Pads4Dads

    By Leah Rodriguez|March 19, 2019

    “Let’s not leave dads out of the bloody conversation.” Read more

  • Article: Free Tampons in UK Schools Not Enough to End Period Poverty, Say British Charities
    Water & Sanitation

    Free Tampons in UK Schools Not Enough to End Period Poverty, Say British Charities

    March 14, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    The British government just promised free sanitary products in secondary schools. Read more