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Scotland to make menstruation products freely available to all

Scottish lawmakers have unanimously passed legislation that will make period products freely available to anyone who needs them - a move that leader Nicole Sturgeon says makes Scotland the first country in the world to do so. Lawmakers in the Scottish Parliament unanimously approved a bill late Tuesday that will require local authorities to provide … Continue reading Scotland to make menstruation products freely available to all

Why Kenyan teen girls are wishing they were boys

For Mary Asigi, a 17-year-old pupil at Damascus primary school in the slums of Dandora on the outskirts of Nairobi, it is usual to miss a few days of school each month because she has no sanitary towels to use when she has her period. "This affects my performance in class," she says. Like many … Continue reading Why Kenyan teen girls are wishing they were boys