#Sanitary Pads

  • Article: UK Tampon Tax Fund Will Actually 'Damage' Women's Sector, Say Feminist Groups
    Girls & Women

    UK Tampon Tax Fund Will Actually 'Damage' Women's Sector, Say Feminist Groups

    By James Hitchings-Hales|April 9, 2019

    All money raised by the tax is supposed to go to charities focused on women — theoretically. Read more

  • Article: Here's What's Next After South Africa Abolishes the Tampon Tax
    ImpactWater & Sanitation

    Here's What's Next After South Africa Abolishes the Tampon Tax

    By Neha Shah|Oct. 25, 2018

    More needs to be done to ensure access to menstrual hygiene products and safe toilets Read more

  • Article: South Africa Finally Declared Menstrual Products Tax-Free
    Water & Sanitation

    South Africa Finally Declared Menstrual Products Tax-Free

    By Leah Rodriguez|Oct. 24, 2018

    Women in the country were previously taxed 15% on the basic necessity. Read more

  • Article: Scotland Is the First Country to Offer Free Sanitary Products to All Students
    Water & Sanitation

    Scotland Is the First Country to Offer Free Sanitary Products to All Students

    By Joanna Prisco|Aug. 27, 2018

    Tampons and pads are basic necessities, and should be provided to all. Read more

  • Article: New Zealand Supermarket Cuts Cost of Sanitary Products to Tackle Period Poverty
    Girls & Women

    New Zealand Supermarket Cuts Cost of Sanitary Products to Tackle Period Poverty

    By Madeleine Keck|July 25, 2018

    For many, sanitary products are financially out of reach. Read more

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

    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: Students in Malawi Are Making Reusable Pads to Fight Menstruation Stigma and Keep Girls in School
    Water & Sanitation

    Students in Malawi Are Making Reusable Pads to Fight Menstruation Stigma and Keep Girls in School

    By David Brand|Oct. 13, 2017

    Though these pads seem like a simple solution, they could have a huge impact. Read more