TAKE ACTION for Safer Menstrual and Intimate Care Products!
Recently, the Robin Danielson Menstrual Product and Intimate Care Product Safety Act of 2022 (HR 8724) was introduced in Congress. If passed, the bill requires a research program focused on studying the health risks of fragrance ingredients, pesticides, phthalates, titanium dioxide, and other ingredients used in these products.
Natracare: Thirty Years for Women’s Health
I have been a revolutionary warrior since 1989. Outraged by the lack of concern and growing evidence about the risks of synthetics and toxic residuals on women’s health...Natracare's Susie Hewson raises her voice!
Women of Color Are Tired of Being Targeted by Toxic Marketing, Toxic Products
Companies continue to market feminine products more aggressively to women of color, so we are disparately impacted by these harmful and unwanted chemicals. Guest blog by our friends at COLOR.
#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.
Tell Congress, It’s Time To Care About Feminine Care. PERIOD.
On May 23, women across the nation will be in DC to demand our right to safe feminine care products. Can’t be with us in person? Learn what you can do to help support this event and important bills that will close serious gaps in menstrual hygiene safety.
Women Rally in DC to Close Serious Gaps in Feminine Hygiene Product Regulation
On May 23, the nation’s leading environmental and women’s health advocates are gathering for a women’s health rally and lobby day in recognition of Menstrual Hygiene Day. Hosted by national women’s health non-profit, Women’s Voices for the Earth (WVE), the rally on Capitol Hill will increase awareness of the need for feminine care product safety and demonstrate a grassroots show of support for federal legislation aimed at closing serious gaps in feminine hygiene regulation.
13-year-old dies from tampon use
Daily Kos Leslie Salzillo Jan. 5, 2016 Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-NY) demands manufacturer disclosure. …”After losing her 13-year-old daughter, Diane Robarts is speaking out to... Read More
Are Tampons Safe? 7 Reasons We Should Be Concerned About The Ingredients In Feminine Hygiene Products
Feature in Bustle on safe feminine care products and reasons we should know what's in our pads, tampons, douches, wipes & more!
New Bill Will Protect Women’s Health from Serious Gaps in Feminine-Hygiene Regulation
MISSOULA, MT, April 2, 2015 — Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) introduced a renewed version of her legislation focused on protecting women from potential health... Read More
Why Congresswoman Maloney is Our Hero(ine)
Find out why Carolyn Maloney is willing to talk about pads and tampons on the House floor.