Media and Blogs

Press and Media

June 2018 – East London Lines http://www.eastlondonlines.co.uk/2018/06/new-campaign-to-end-period-poverty-for-hackney-schoolgirls/

June 2018 – Harrogate Informer https://www.harrogate-news.co.uk/2018/05/31/red-box-project-launches-in-harrogate-helping-to-end-period-poverty/

June 2018 – Huffington Post https://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/entry/7-things-you-need-to-know-about-period-poverty_uk_5b11170be4b010565aab0614?guccounter=1

May 2018 – The Guardian  http://www.guardian-series.co.uk/news/16255630.Mayor_calls_on_government_to_eradicate_period_poverty/

May 2018 – The Pool https://www.the-pool.com/beauty/beauty-honestly/2018/7/Sali-Hughes-and-Jo-Jones-launch-Beauty-Banks

May 2018 – Glamour http://www.glamourmagazine.co.uk/article/amika-george-open-letter-theresa-may

May 2018 – Evening Standard https://www.standard.co.uk/news/london/tens-of-thousands-of-women-and-girls-in-london-experience-period-poverty-a3849546.html

May 2018 – Vogue http://www.vogue.co.uk/article/sadiq-khan-period-poverty-london-support

May 2018 – News Shopper Red Box Project set up in Dartford to fight period poverty

May 2018 – The Avenger UK (Sarah Cook and Kelly Grehan) https://theavengeruk.com/2018/05/18/can-we-talk-about-periods-by-sarah-crook-and-kelly-grehan/

March 2018 – North West Evening Mail Period poverty in Cumbria – girls missing lessons over cost of supplies

March 2018 – Huffington Post 7 Ways To Tackle Period Poverty In 2018

February 2018 – Brighton Argus Mothers on a mission to empower girls in Brighton schools

February 2018 – East Lothian Courier School’s red box will fight ‘period poverty’

December 2017 – i News What happens when you make periods free

November 2017 – The York Press Appeal to help beat period poverty in York

November 2017 – Daily Echo Southampton Red Box Southampton scheme helps combat period poverty in local schools

July 2017 – We Make Change The Red Box Project: Empowering and supporting our local communities

April 2017 – i News The Red Box Project: Three women hoping to help girls skipping school on their period

Blogs and Soundbites 

June 2018 – Period Poverty: It’s Bloody Outrageous https://www.mummysginfund.co.uk/period-poverty-its-bloody-outrageous/

May 2018 – A Bloody Disgrace – Tackling Period Poverty in the UK (Hannah-Mae) https://www.mixcloud.com/hannah-mae-graham/a-bloody-disgrace-tackling-period-poverty-in-the-uk/

May 2018 – Katherine’s Blog – https://katherinelnscott.wordpress.com/2018/05/30/period-poverty/

Period Poverty Resources

April 2018 – National Union of Teachers Press Release It’s heart breaking! Child poverty harms children’s educational opportunities

December 2017- Plan Internation UK #FREEPERIODS – RESEARCH ON PERIOD POVERTY AND STIGMA

December 2017 – Amika George for The Guardian The shame of period poverty is keeping British girls out of school. Let’s break the silence

December 2017 – Rights Info Period Poverty Can Happen To Anyone. These Women Told Us Their Stories

October 2017 – Dr Francis Ryan for The Guardian Period poverty is leaving women such as Kerry isolated and ashamed

March 2017 – BBC News Girls ‘too poor’ to buy sanitary protection missing school

 

Other groups tackling Period Poverty

Bloody Good Period

Homeless Period Project

Crimson Wave 

#FreePeriods