#Period Taboo

  • Article: Freedom Cups Founder’s Driving Mission Is to End Period Poverty

    Freedom Cups Founder’s Driving Mission Is to End Period Poverty

    By Imogen Calderwood|May 3, 2018

    Vanessa Paranjothy even had the chance to talk about periods with President Obama. Read more

  • Article: Personal Care Company L. is Giving Away 60M Organic Pads & Tampons

    Personal Care Company L. is Giving Away 60M Organic Pads & Tampons

    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

  • Article: A Ban by a 'River God' May Keep Ghanaian Girls Out of School During Their Periods

    A Ban by a 'River God' May Keep Ghanaian Girls Out of School During Their Periods

    By Daniele Selby|Jan. 12, 2018

    About 95% of Ghanaian girls in rural areas have missed school during their periods — before the ban. Read more

  • Article: Women Are Still Dying In Illegal Menstrual Huts

    Women Are Still Dying In Illegal Menstrual Huts

    By David Brand|Jan. 10, 2018

    The ancient custom is dangerous. Read more

  • Article: 12 Of The Weirdest And Worst Euphemisms for the Word ‘Period’

    12 Of The Weirdest And Worst Euphemisms for the Word ‘Period’

    By Imogen Calderwood|CHIME FOR CHANGE|Nov. 22, 2017

    5,000 slang terms for one simple word… Read more

  • Video: This Pad Ad Shows Period Blood as It Is. Here's Why That's Very Important

    This Pad Ad Shows Period Blood as It Is. Here's Why That's Very Important

    By Daniele Selby|CHIME FOR CHANGE|Oct. 18, 2017

    No twirling women or weird blue liquid here. Read more