#periods

  • Article: A Canadian Province Just Made It Mandatory for Public Schools to Provide Free Menstrual Products
    Water & Sanitation

    A Canadian Province Just Made It Mandatory for Public Schools to Provide Free Menstrual Products

    By Jackie Marchildon|April 9, 2019

    Schools must adhere to the new requirements by the end of the year. Read more

  • Article: How Purses Could Help Tackle Period Poverty in This Canadian City
    Girls & Women

    How Purses Could Help Tackle Period Poverty in This Canadian City

    By Jackie Marchildon|Nov. 13, 2018

    Not everyone can afford menstrual hygiene products. Read more

  • Article: Nevada Just Got Rid of Its Tampon Tax
    Water & Sanitation

    Nevada Just Got Rid of Its Tampon Tax

    By Jerica Deck|Nov. 7, 2018

    Tampons are no longer considered a "luxury item" in the state. Read more

  • Article: Tampons and Pads Will Soon Be Free for All New York School Girls
    Water & Sanitation

    Tampons and Pads Will Soon Be Free for All New York School Girls

    By David Brand|April 6, 2018

    Gov. Andrew Cuomo also announced that all public bathrooms must include diaper-changing stations. Read more

  • Article: Americans Use 7 Billion Plastic Tampon Applicators Every Year. This Product Is Changing That
    Water & Sanitation

    Americans Use 7 Billion Plastic Tampon Applicators Every Year. This Product Is Changing That

    By David Brand|March 2, 2018

    “Bleed Red. Think Green.” Read more

  • Article: Stock Images of Women in Pain Are Making Period Shame Worse, Study Suggests
    Water & Sanitation

    Stock Images of Women in Pain Are Making Period Shame Worse, Study Suggests

    By David Brand|Feb. 23, 2018

    Olympians compete during their periods, but stock images make menstruating women seem helpless. Read more

  • Article: Men Won't Stand in the Way of Menstrual Health for Arizona Prisoners, Says Lawmaker
    Water & Sanitation

    Men Won't Stand in the Way of Menstrual Health for Arizona Prisoners, Says Lawmaker

    By David Brand|Feb. 16, 2018

    “This is so fundamental to female dignity." Read more

  • Article: Malala Really Wants You to See This Inspiring Film About Periods
    Water & Sanitation

    Malala Really Wants You to See This Inspiring Film About Periods

    By David Brand|Jan. 19, 2018

    She joined “Padman’s” producer to promote the period piece. Read more