As a teen, I felt stuck in a miserable balancing act: hiding tampons from my family or being shamed by friends for not using them.
Condoms, tampons, and wet wipes belong in the trash can, people.
College campuses are leading the charge to provide tampons, pads, and other sanitary supplies to everyone, free of charge.
Condoms cost about $70 each, while the government is trying to teach women how to make their own pads, with fabric.
When students don't have access to menstrual products, they suffer academically and face potential health risks—and it's especially bad for those living in poverty. Because of this, New York City Councilwoman Julissa Ferreras-Copeland is trying to make...
Women are often forced to line up for hours to access pads and tampons. Many bleed through their clothes and are forced to make due with tent cloths.
It is a process that repeats itself ova and ova and ova.
The group is made up of volunteers who hand out high-calorie meal packs, clothes, and sanitary products to Melbourne's homeless.
In the future, there could be computerized tampons that tell you when to change them, dissolvable tampons that can release HIV-prevention medication, and tampons that even detect ovarian cancer.