The 'Culture of Silence' Around Periods Is Putting Girls' Lives at Risk
A new report reveals how taboos around menstruation and other forms of vaginal bleeding endangers the health of women and girls around the world.
Judge Outraged After Female Inmate Brought to Court with No Pants
In Kentucky, a judge was outraged after a female inmate was brought into her courtroom without pants on, having been denied access to female hygiene products for days. Advocates explain how our prison system is failing women.
Toxic Shock: Why This Woman Is Suing a Tampon Company After Losing Her Leg
After toxic shock syndrome nearly killed Lauren Wasser, the former model and athlete has devoted herself to rectifying what she sees as serious problems with the tampon industry.
For Homeless Women, Having a Period Isn't a Hassle, It's a Nightmare
As long as sanitary ware is classified as a "nonessential" and "luxury" item, and isn't given out for free like condoms, homeless women may be forced to shoplift for tampons and towels, or resort to using tissue from McDonald's toilets.