Editor Bridie Adams discusses how the war in Ukraine is affecting access to period products and lists ways to help those fighting period poverty.
Bridie Adams celebrates the United Kingdom’s long-overdue decision to no longer tax period products After countless campaigns and complaints, the UK is finally planning to abolish tampon tax. Following in the footsteps of many other countries around the world, this removal of the tax will undoubtedly have a positive impact on a huge scale, with period […]
Experiencing periods can be highly compromising to health and well-being, a recent review of the literature has found. The University of Exeter Medical School and Johns Hopkins University collated experiences from over 6,000 women and girls from low- and middle-income countries, identifying that stigma and period poverty hamper areas of life as diverse as education, […]
Homelessness, natural disasters and extreme poverty. All of these things have several impacts, with many charities working hard to provide food, bedding and other supplies. But when people talk about these issues, how many actually consider the importance of access to sanitary products for young girls and women? Every day, many young women around the world […]