#Tampon Tax

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

    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
    Girls & Women

    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
    ImpactWater & Sanitation

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

    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
    Girls & Women

    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

  • Article: There's a Fresh Controversy About How Tampon Tax Funding Was Handed Out
    Water & Sanitation

    There's a Fresh Controversy About How Tampon Tax Funding Was Handed Out

    By Imogen Calderwood|May 3, 2018

    It’s happened again. Read more

  • Article: Waitrose Is Also Going to Pay ‘Tampon Tax’ on All Its Sanitary Products
    Girls & Women

    Waitrose Is Also Going to Pay ‘Tampon Tax’ on All Its Sanitary Products

    By James Hitchings-Hales|Aug. 9, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    It’s the second UK supermarket to announce the move in just two weeks. Read more