A trial program will provide free period products in schools in New South Wales, like South Australia and Victoria already do. The rest of Australia must follow suit.
Challenges that women and girls in low-income areas face have been worsened by measures taken to slow the spread of COVID-19.
The Scottish club’s move to support women’s struggles with menstruation and sport is the first of its kind.
Companies should abide by a set of principles in their engagement in schools to ensure they provide accurate and positive portrayals of menstruation.
A new Bollywood movie based on the story of an Indian entrepreneur who created affordable sanitary pads is helping to counter myths and taboos around menstruation.
Our report shows poor hygiene in remote Indigenous communities is responsible for girls missing school during their periods due to lack of products and knowledge, and feelings of shame. .
When girls know that they have access to hygienic, safe sanitary products they are less likely to skip school while menstruating.
Menstruation is a fact of life – but in many parts of Africa, it’s something that young women dread. A South African research group is working to change this.
The government’s hands are tied on taxing tampons, but there are alternatives.