#Period Products

  • 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: 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: Tanzania Is Bringing Back Tax On Menstrual Products, and Activists Are Not Having It

    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: Boston Schools Will Offer Free Pads and Tampons This Fall

    Boston Schools Will Offer Free Pads and Tampons This Fall

    By Leah Rodriguez|June 18, 2019

    Mayor Martin J. Walsh is championing the program to keep students in class. Read more

  • Article: Georgia Will Give Free Pads and Tampons to Low-Income People

    Georgia Will Give Free Pads and Tampons to Low-Income People

    By Leah Rodriguez|April 10, 2019

    Lawmakers will spend $1.5 million on period products as part of the 2020 budget. Read more

  • Article: Girl Scouts in Ohio Used Cookie Sales to Build Period Product Lockers at School

    Girl Scouts in Ohio Used Cookie Sales to Build Period Product Lockers at School

    By Leah Rodriguez|March 27, 2019

    “We knew that it could make a world of a difference to the girls in our school.” Read more

  • Article: Free Pads and Tampons Aren't the Only Answer to Period Poverty

    Free Pads and Tampons Aren't the Only Answer to Period Poverty

    By Daniele Selby|March 26, 2019

    There is no strong evidence to suggest period products alone help girls stay in school, expert says. Read more

  • Article: Maine Congressman Claims Free Period Products Don't Belong in Jail Because It's Not a 'Country Club'

    Maine Congressman Claims Free Period Products Don't Belong in Jail Because It's Not a 'Country Club'

    By Leah Rodriguez|March 20, 2019

    Menstrual health advocates explain why his comments are so harmful. Read more