#Tampon Tax

  • Article: US Period Advocates Want to End the Tampon Tax by 2020

    US Period Advocates Want to End the Tampon Tax by 2020

    By Leah Rodriguez|June 26, 2019

    Tax Free. Period. targets 35 states that charge menstrual products as luxury items. Read more

  • Article: Tanzania Is Bringing Back Tax On Menstrual Products, and Activists Are Not Having It

    Tanzania Is Bringing Back Tax On Menstrual Products, and Activists Are Not Having It

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|June 24, 2019

    The tax was scrapped last year but the minister of finance says it’s not working. Read more

  • Article: Georgia Will Give Free Pads and Tampons to Low-Income People

    Georgia Will Give Free Pads and Tampons to Low-Income People

    By Leah Rodriguez|April 10, 2019

    Lawmakers will spend $1.5 million on period products as part of the 2020 budget. 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: South Africa Has Made a Major Commitment to Providing Free Sanitary Pads to Girls

    South Africa Has Made a Major Commitment to Providing Free Sanitary Pads to Girls

    By Sophie Barbier|Feb. 26, 2019

    In response to more than 136,000 Global Citizens’ actions, the Government has increased its funding Read more

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

    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: Activists Call on US Education Department to End Period Poverty in Schools

    Activists Call on US Education Department to End Period Poverty in Schools

    By Leah Rodriguez|Jan. 29, 2019

    They are demanding better menstrual hygiene education and free period supplies in school. Read more

  • Article: This Is How Your Tampon Tax Is Being Spent This Year — But Competition Is Far Too Fierce

    This Is How Your Tampon Tax Is Being Spent This Year — But Competition Is Far Too Fierce

    By Imogen Calderwood|Jan. 24, 2019

    “This is such a critical area where more funding is needed.” Read more