Furloughed Government Employees Are Running Out of Menstrual Products
Over the last couple weeks, I Support the Girls, a nonprofit for menstrual equity, has been inundated by requests for period products from workers affected by the shutdown.
Tampons Will Soon Join Helicopters and Kangaroos as Non-Taxed Items in the UK
The UK government has said it is "a step closer" to ending the so-called "tampon tax," a 5 percent charge on women's sanitary products, imposed by the European Union.
For Asylum Seekers Menstruation Is a Complicated and Often Humiliating Process
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.