#Sanitary Products

  • Article: South African Rapper Sho Madjozi Takes on Period Stigma With New Chatbot

    South African Rapper Sho Madjozi Takes on Period Stigma With New Chatbot

    By Gabrielle Deonath|Aug. 20, 2019

    “You don’t have to hide just because you are on your period,” Madjozi said. Read more

  • Article: Indian Schoolgirls Turned These Aquatic Weeds Into Sustainable Period Pads

    Indian Schoolgirls Turned These Aquatic Weeds Into Sustainable Period Pads

    By Leah Rodriguez  and  Pia Gralki|June 7, 2019

    They’re an affordable and eco-friendly alternative to plastic products. Read more

  • Article: Incarcerated Women in Maryland Are Still Paying for Tampons That Are Supposed to Be Free

    Incarcerated Women in Maryland Are Still Paying for Tampons That Are Supposed to Be Free

    By Leah Rodriguez|June 6, 2019

    Correctional facilities aren’t honoring a free sanitary bill that passed in 2018. Read more

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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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