#Period Taboo

  • 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

  • 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 Weird Euphemisms People Use Around the World Rather Than Just Saying the Word ‘Period’

    12 Weird Euphemisms People Use Around the World Rather Than Just Saying 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