#tampon tax

  • Article: How Purses Could Help Tackle Period Poverty in This Canadian City

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

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

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

    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

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

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

    Way to go Tesco! 👏 Read more

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

    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