#Period

  • 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: This South African Activist Wants to Make Sanitary Pads as Accessible as Condoms

    This South African Activist Wants to Make Sanitary Pads as Accessible as Condoms

    By Joe McCarthy|Nov. 14, 2018

    “I thought it was time to deconstruct the narrative and end the stigma.” Read more

  • Video: How This Kenyan Girl Refused to Let Period Stigma Hold Her Back

    How This Kenyan Girl Refused to Let Period Stigma Hold Her Back

    By Daniele Selby|Oct. 11, 2018|P&G

    Today is International Day of the Girl Child, but millions of girls are still out of school. Read more

  • Article: Gina Rodriguez and Always Are Helping Girls Stay in School During Their Periods

    Gina Rodriguez and Always Are Helping Girls Stay in School During Their Periods

    By Daniele Selby  and  Erica Sanchez|Aug. 9, 2018|P&G

    Always is helping to #EndPeriodPoverty by making period products available to girls in school. Read more

  • Article: These Canadian Women Sew Menstrual Pads for Girls in Developing Countries

    These Canadian Women Sew Menstrual Pads for Girls in Developing Countries

    By Jackie Marchildon|May 23, 2018

    Without access to items like sanitary pads, girls are often forced to miss school. Read more

  • Article: The Second-Largest State in India Just Took a Huge Step to Keep Girls in School

    The Second-Largest State in India Just Took a Huge Step to Keep Girls in School

    Nov. 2, 2017

    Menstrual health education is now mandatory. Read more

  • Article: Bill Aims to Make Tampons Free in California Low-Income District Schools

    Bill Aims to Make Tampons Free in California Low-Income District Schools

    By Daniele Selby|Sept. 12, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    Girls shouldn’t have to skip school or get sick because tampons are too expensive. Read more

  • Article: Indian Girl, 12, Kills Herself After Being Shamed for Having her Period

    Indian Girl, 12, Kills Herself After Being Shamed for Having her Period

    Sept. 1, 2017|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    She was allegedly made to show the stain to her classmates. Read more