“Woman Runs London Marathon Without a Tampon, Bleeds Freely to Raise Awareness”

Article Link This August 7, 2015 Char Adams article talks about how one female marathon runner in the London Marathon decided to fight the stigma surrounding menstruation by running the marathon without any type of feminine hygiene product in place.  It was her way of honoring women who fight cramping and bleeding in silence but … Continue reading “Woman Runs London Marathon Without a Tampon, Bleeds Freely to Raise Awareness”

“People Are Finally Talking About The Thing Nobody Wants To Talk About”

Article Link This June 16, 2015 NPR segment talks about consequences of not addressing menstrual hygiene for women and girls, and some of the solutions that are starting to come on the scene to help women and girls around the world have more opportunities to participate fully in their world without having to put life … Continue reading “People Are Finally Talking About The Thing Nobody Wants To Talk About”

“If You Can’t Afford Tampons, What Do You Do?”

Article Link This May 19, 2014 article on the Huffington Post website talks about the reality faced by   female teens and adults who live in poverty and struggle to have items like pads or tampons, because they simply can't afford them.  The article describes what they do instead of using disposable pads each month and … Continue reading “If You Can’t Afford Tampons, What Do You Do?”