#tampon tax

  • 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: 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: India Just Declared Tampons and Sanitary Napkins Tax-Free
    Girls & Women

    India Just Declared Tampons and Sanitary Napkins Tax-Free

    By Asmita Joshi|July 22, 2018

    Pads in India were taxed at 12% since 2017. Read more

  • Article: Australian Senate Passes Bill to Pull Plug on Tampon Tax
    Health

    Australian Senate Passes Bill to Pull Plug on Tampon Tax

    June 18, 2018

    The bill would recategorize tampons from non-essential "luxury" items to essential health products. Read more

  • Article: Blood, Sweat, and Cheers: 2017 Was the Year of the Period Thanks to These Activists
    Water & Sanitation

    Blood, Sweat, and Cheers: 2017 Was the Year of the Period Thanks to These Activists

    By David Brand|Dec. 22, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    Blood made it onto TV, an advocate in the NFL talked menstruation, and countries pledged free pads. Read more

  • Article: This Massive UK Supermarket Just Cut ‘Tampon Tax’ for 100 Period Products
    Girls & Women

    This Massive UK Supermarket Just Cut ‘Tampon Tax’ for 100 Period Products

    By Meghan Werft|July 31, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    Way to go Tesco! 👏 Read more

  • Article: New York will stop taxing tampons like luxury items
    Girls & Women

    New York will stop taxing tampons like luxury items

    By Miquel-Caitlyn Gabbidon |April 14, 2016

    NY State Senate passes a bill that will end the discriminatory tampon tax. Read more