How Knowing Your Period, Betters Your Period
To better address period poverty and menstrual hygiene management within the United States, there needs to be more emphasis on menstrual and sexual education to help menstruators prioritize their period and take care of their reproductive health.
Period Health Policies: Is Your State Working to Make Menstrual Equity a Priority?
The work to achieve menstrual equity continues with policies being introduced on the state and federal level to increase access, affordability, and safety of period products.
Period Health News: 2020 YEAR IN REVIEW
From new menstrual equity policies and period poverty during the pandemic, to new testing of menstrual care products, check out these highlights of 2020's period health headlines!
Making Tampons Free Can Make Them Safer, Too
Bloomberg by Laura Struasfled As government entities like prisons and schools become big buyers, they should demand better testing and disclosure for consumers. Women in... Read More
We Shook Up Summer’s Eve!
In sizzling New York heat, we protested toxic products & body-shaming outside of the makers of Summer's Eve. The corporation is definitely taking notice, so keep raising your voice!!
Women Rally at Prestige Brands Headquarters to Protest Body Shaming and Toxic Chemicals in Summer’s Eve Products
Women’s rights activists are gathering in Tarrytown, New York, to hold a demonstration and press conference outside of Prestige Brands headquarters to protest against manipulative marketing, toxic products, and poor ingredient disclosure that puts women’s health at risk. Led by national women’s health non-profit, Women’s Voices for the Earth (WVE), and joined by Assemblymember Linda B. Rosenthal, a leader in menstrual equity policy — the event aims to send the makers of the iconic Summer’s Eve brand a strong message: products the company claims are for “feminine cleansing” are actually harmful and promote body-shaming stigmas.
Three Amazing Women Policy Makers Leading the Charge for Menstrual Equity!
Learn more about these women leaders who are changing policy and working to ensure period products are safe, affordable and accessible!
Yes, Talking About Periods is That Powerful
It is so encouraging (and so important) to see the conversation on periods and period health move into the mainstream. Because that conversation is MOVING the mainstream.
Momentum Grows for the Menstrual Equity Movement!
From fragrance disclosure to powerful international campaigns, momentum continues to grow for the fight for safe, affordable, and accessible feminine care products!
#DetoxTheBox: Women Rally in DC for Your Right to Know!
Last month, women from all over the nation gathered in Washington, DC to raise awareness about the serious gaps in menstrual products safety and regulation.