#Schools

  • 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: MPs Overwhelmingly Vote for LGBTQ+ Sex Education to Be Taught in UK Schools
    Girls & Women

    MPs Overwhelmingly Vote for LGBTQ+ Sex Education to Be Taught in UK Schools

    By James Hitchings-Hales|March 29, 2019

    It’s something pretty much everybody agreed on. Read more

  • Article: Breast Ironing Awareness 'Should Be Taught in British Schools'
    Girls & Women

    Breast Ironing Awareness 'Should Be Taught in British Schools'

    By James Hitchings-Hales|March 26, 2019

    The National Education Union wants the harmful practice on the curriculum. 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: South Africa's Finance Minister Doubles Investment in Sanitary Products and Education
    Water & Sanitation

    South Africa's Finance Minister Doubles Investment in Sanitary Products and Education

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Feb. 26, 2019

    It's partly thanks to actions taken by you ahead of Global Citizen Festival: Mandela 100. 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: Girls in Providence’s Public Schools Can Now Use Period Products for Free
    Girls & Women

    Girls in Providence’s Public Schools Can Now Use Period Products for Free

    By Sushmita Roy|Feb. 22, 2019

    One in 5 girls in the US have missed school because they couldn’t afford period products. Read more

  • Article: Young People Are Ditching School to Protest Climate Change. We Asked Why They Care.
    Environment

    Young People Are Ditching School to Protest Climate Change. We Asked Why They Care.

    By James Hitchings-Hales  and  Imogen Calderwood|Feb. 15, 2019

    Global Citizen headed to London’s climate march to find out why young people are out protesting. Read more