On Friday, September 6 in 2019, the 14-years-old Jackline Chepngeno went to school for the last time. A leakage stain in her school uniform led to an unbelievable tragedy. Amelié Truffert made a documentary about it: A Journey With A Hope. (…)
Times are changing! Menstruation has become a serious topic in political debates and the media. Check out Period!’s annual review for 2022. (…)
Menstrual health in 2021: no more tampon tax, free period supplies, plenty sustainable products & more attention for the menstrual cycle! (…)
‘Hey health minister, stop financially punishing me for having a vagina. Instead, you should be paying for my pads.’ – a guest blog, and a statement against the tampon tax in Northern Ireland, by Amy Aylmer. (…)
What started in a student’s bedroom, led to some pretty amazing victories. Rosie MacLeod investigates the #EndTamponTax movement on both sides of the Pond. (…)
Not having enough money to pay for tampons or pads and thus missing school or work. A situation that only happens in developing countries? Wrong. Period poverty also exists in Europe and the USA. (…)
What happens when you cross a swimming pool with a period? The Crimson Tide. This water ballet by The Clams must be the most hilarious pool party ever.
Lately there has been a lot of attention for the subject of menstruation + taboo. Period! brings you the best awareness actions. This week: music.
Are sanitary towels and tampons luxury items and should they be taxed accordingly? There’s a worldwide discussion going on about this subject. Illustrator Gemma Correll drew a cartoon which clearly shows which side she supports. (…)