#Tampon Tax

  • Article: Meet the Founder of the First Ethiopian Menstrual Cup Brand

    Meet the Founder of the First Ethiopian Menstrual Cup Brand

    By Leah Rodriguez|April 1, 2020

    Sara Eklund wants to normalize periods in Ethiopia. Read more

  • Article: The UK Will Put an End to Its Tampon Tax in 2021

    The UK Will Put an End to Its Tampon Tax in 2021

    By Brandon Wiggins|March 9, 2020

    There is currently a 5% tax on period products in the UK. Read more

  • Article: California Just Officially Eliminated Its 'Tampon Tax'

    California Just Officially Eliminated Its 'Tampon Tax'

    By Leah Rodriguez|Jan. 9, 2020

    But in two years, the state will have to reevaluate the budget. Read more

  • 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 Commits to Providing Free Sanitary Pads to Girls

    South Africa Commits 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