#Period Taboo

  • Article: Nepalese Girls Share Stories of Period Shame in This Short Documentary

    Nepalese Girls Share Stories of Period Shame in This Short Documentary

    By Sushmita Roy|March 11, 2019

    Bathing in the river, sleeping in an isolated hut — these are their stories. Read more

  • Article: Teen Girl Dies in Nepal 'Period Hut', Sparking Calls for Crackdown

    Teen Girl Dies in Nepal 'Period Hut', Sparking Calls for Crackdown

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Feb. 4, 2019

    She is the fourth person to have died in a "period hut" in the last month. Read more

  • Article: Meghan Markle Has a New Official Job With the Royal Foundation

    Meghan Markle Has a New Official Job With the Royal Foundation

    By Imogen Calderwood|June 13, 2018

    The Duchess of Sussex wants to "hit the ground running." Read more

  • Article: Muslim Women Are Over All the Period-Shaming During Ramadan

    Muslim Women Are Over All the Period-Shaming During Ramadan

    By Daniele Selby|May 30, 2018

    Menstruating girls and women are excluded from fasting and praying during Ramadan. Read more

  • Article: Girl Guides Across the UK Are Getting a 'Period Poverty' Badge

    Girl Guides Across the UK Are Getting a 'Period Poverty' Badge

    By Imogen Calderwood|May 24, 2018

    It’s to show girls that periods aren’t something to be embarrassed about. Read more

  • Article: 5 Issues We Want Meghan Markle to Tackle as a Royal

    5 Issues We Want Meghan Markle to Tackle as a Royal

    By Imogen Calderwood|May 17, 2018

    She has an amazing opportunity to help take on the world’s biggest problems. Read more

  • Article: This Woman's Menstrual Cup Mission Brought Her Face-to-Face with President Obama

    This Woman's Menstrual Cup Mission Brought Her Face-to-Face with President Obama

    By Imogen Calderwood|May 3, 2018

    Vanessa Paranjothy had the chance to talk about periods with the former president. Read more

  • Article: Why This Company is Giving Away 60 Million Pads and Tampons This Month

    Why This Company is Giving Away 60 Million Pads and Tampons This Month

    By Daniele Selby|March 13, 2018

    "A period should only end a sentence – and not be the end to education or opportunity," L. says. Read more