#Periods

  • Article: British Schoolgirl 'Scared' to Go to School on Her Period After Teachers Wouldn't Let Her Use the Loo
    Water & Sanitation

    British Schoolgirl 'Scared' to Go to School on Her Period After Teachers Wouldn't Let Her Use the Loo

    By Imogen Calderwood|Jan. 15, 2019

    She was reportedly left bleeding through her clothes on two separate occasions. Read more

  • Article: A Nepalese Mother and Her 2 Children Suffocated in a 'Menstrual Hut'
    Water & Sanitation

    A Nepalese Mother and Her 2 Children Suffocated in a 'Menstrual Hut'

    By Daniele Selby|Jan. 10, 2019

    The practice of chhaupadi is illegal, but remains widespread in rural areas. Read more

  • Article: A Pink ‘Tampon Taxi’ is Picking Up Passengers in London to Teach About Period Poverty
    Girls & Women

    A Pink ‘Tampon Taxi’ is Picking Up Passengers in London to Teach About Period Poverty

    By Joshua James Parfitt|Nov. 30, 2018

    The London cab will deliver 5,000 sanitary packs to homeless shelters and schools. Read more

  • Article: These South African Women Are Using Menstruation Cups to Change the World
    Water & Sanitation

    These South African Women Are Using Menstruation Cups to Change the World

    By Hlumelo Siphe Williams|Oct. 25, 2018

    In Africa, 1 in 10 girls are having their education interrupted because of their periods. Read more

  • Article: Brighton Is the First Premier League Football Club to Give Free Sanitary Products to Fans
    Water & Sanitation

    Brighton Is the First Premier League Football Club to Give Free Sanitary Products to Fans

    By Imogen Calderwood|Aug. 30, 2018

    Period poverty affects 1 in 10 girls in the UK — and football fans are no different. Read more

  • Article: Too Poor for Periods, Zimbabwe's Girls Rely on Rags, Paper, Leaves
    Girls & Women

    Too Poor for Periods, Zimbabwe's Girls Rely on Rags, Paper, Leaves

    July 23, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    It costs the equivalent of $5 to buy one standard packet of pads in Zimbabwe. Read more

  • Article: This Kenyan Woman Is Empowering Women & Girls to Make Their Own Menstrual Pads
    Water & Sanitation

    This Kenyan Woman Is Empowering Women & Girls to Make Their Own Menstrual Pads

    By Imogen Calderwood|July 10, 2018

    How do you work or go to school without period products? Read more

  • Article: Here's Why You Should Never Flush Tampons Down the Toilet
    Environment

    Here's Why You Should Never Flush Tampons Down the Toilet

    By Imogen Calderwood  and  Erica Sanchez|July 9, 2018

    Around half of women don’t realise it’s a problem. Read more