#Period Poverty

  • 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

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

    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

    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