#Period

  • 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

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Sept. 1, 2017

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

  • Article: This Company in India Is Offering Paid Menstrual Leave, and Its Employees Are Loving It

    This Company in India Is Offering Paid Menstrual Leave, and Its Employees Are Loving It

    By Tess Sohngen|CHIME FOR CHANGE|July 17, 2017

    The media company is one of the first in India to adopt the policy. Read more

  • Article: This Woman Campaigned to Keep Girls in School During Their Period. Now She’s Been Locked Up in Uganda.

    This Woman Campaigned to Keep Girls in School During Their Period. Now She’s Been Locked Up in Uganda.

    By Yosola Olorunshola|CHIME FOR CHANGE|April 26, 2017

    She also described his wife as “empty-brained.” Read more

  • Article: What Keeps Girls in School? Toilets and Clean Water

    What Keeps Girls in School? Toilets and Clean Water

    From WaterAid |Sept. 5, 2016

    Improving girls’ education means providing places to take care of basic daily hygiene needs. Read more

  • Video: How Banana Fibers in Rwanda Are Helping Girls With Their Periods

    How Banana Fibers in Rwanda Are Helping Girls With Their Periods

    From Johnson & Johnson|Sept. 2, 2016

    Johnson & Johnson partnered with SHE Innovates to help solve a problem with locally-sourced bananas. Read more

  • Article: Banished by Family During Their Period, Girls In Nepal Fight Back With Photos

    Banished by Family During Their Period, Girls In Nepal Fight Back With Photos

    By Daniele Selby|WaterAid |Sept. 2, 2016

    A firsthand glimpse at how period superstitions impact the lives of girls in Nepal. Read more

  • Article: 25 Challenges (Basically) Only Women Can Relate To

    25 Challenges (Basically) Only Women Can Relate To

    By Meghan Werft  and  Daniele Selby|July 22, 2016

    We got 99 problems, but being a woman ain’t one. Read more

  • Video: This Ad Shows Women on Their Periods Can Do Anything

    This Ad Shows Women on Their Periods Can Do Anything

    By Daniele Selby|July 18, 2016

    This ad is bloody, but not in the way you’d expect. Read more