#Period Taboo

  • Article: Women in This Indian Village Are Quickly Adopting Safer and More Sustainable Period Products

    Women in This Indian Village Are Quickly Adopting Safer and More Sustainable Period Products

    By Leah Rodriguez|Jan. 10, 2020

    Muhamma is saving Kerala state’s largest lake one menstrual cup and reusable pad at a time. Read more

  • Article: 1,152 Deadly 'Period Huts' Have Been Destroyed in Nepal's Achham District

    1,152 Deadly 'Period Huts' Have Been Destroyed in Nepal's Achham District

    By Leah Rodriguez|Jan. 8, 2020

    Community members acted fast after a young woman died in December. Read more

  • 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