#Sanitary Products

  • 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: 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: Free Tampons in UK Schools Not Enough to End Period Poverty, Say British Charities
    Water & Sanitation

    Free Tampons in UK Schools Not Enough to End Period Poverty, Say British Charities

    March 14, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    The British government just promised free sanitary products in secondary schools. Read more

  • Article: World's Longest Line of Sanitary Pads Aims to Destroy Period Stigma
    Water & Sanitation

    World's Longest Line of Sanitary Pads Aims to Destroy Period Stigma

    By Madeleine Keck|Jan. 15, 2019

    The sanitary pad installation sought to advance menstrual hygiene and women's health in India. 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: 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: 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