#Periods

  • Feature: How Global Citizens & Activists Spurred a Country to Improve Menstrual Health in Over 5,000 Schools
    FeatureImpactWater & Sanitation

    How Global Citizens & Activists Spurred a Country to Improve Menstrual Health in Over 5,000 Schools

    By Mbali KgameLerato Mogoatlhe  and  Imogen Calderwood|May 24, 2019

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  • Article: UK Will Now Offer Free Sanitary Products to Primary School Pupils Too
    Girls & Women

    UK Will Now Offer Free Sanitary Products to Primary School Pupils Too

    April 17, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Some 10% of girls in Britain are unable to afford sanitary products. Read more

  • Article: Schoolgirls in Wales Are Going to Get Free Period Products
    Water & Sanitation

    Schoolgirls in Wales Are Going to Get Free Period Products

    By Imogen Calderwood|April 15, 2019

    As many as 141,000 girls and young women will be impacted. Read more

  • Article: England's Secondary Schools Will Get Free Period Products. Here's What #FreePeriods Activists Think.
    Water & Sanitation

    England's Secondary Schools Will Get Free Period Products. Here's What #FreePeriods Activists Think.

    By Imogen Calderwood|March 11, 2019

    This is a huge win for the two-year #FreePeriods campaign. Read more

  • Article: Always Wants to End Period Poverty to Keep More Girls in School
    PartnerGirls & Women

    Always Wants to End Period Poverty to Keep More Girls in School

    By Joe McCarthy|March 8, 2019|P&G

    The brand continues its global campaign that has donated more than 30 million pads to girls in need. Read more

  • Article: Menstrual Health and FGM Will Finally Be Taught in England's Schools by 2020
    Health

    Menstrual Health and FGM Will Finally Be Taught in England's Schools by 2020

    By Imogen Calderwood|Feb. 25, 2019

    Children aged 11 and over will also learn about FGM, domestic violence, and “honour-based” abuse. Read more

  • Article: This Is How Your Tampon Tax Is Being Spent This Year — But Competition Is Far Too Fierce
    Girls & Women

    This Is How Your Tampon Tax Is Being Spent This Year — But Competition Is Far Too Fierce

    By Imogen Calderwood|Jan. 24, 2019

    “This is such a critical area where more funding is needed.” Read more

  • 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