Media and Blogs

Press and Media

November 2018 – Your Local Guardian – Chessington School gets free sanitary products for students

November 2018 – The Blackpool Gazette – The Red Box Project launched in Blackpool to end period poverty

November 2018 – Brighton & Hove Independent – Charities Tackle Period Poverty

November 2018 – Dorset Echo – Voices: It’s Time to Put an End to Period Poverty in the UK 

November 2018 – Surrey Live – the work being carried our by the fantastic Karen who runs the Camberley, Farnham and Aldershot Red Box Project – 

August 2018 – the Guardian – The Red Box Project – Hackney North Coordinator, Gemma Abbott – Let’s make period poverty history

June 2018 – East London Lines

June 2018 – Harrogate Informer – Red Box Project Launches in Harrogate Helping to End Period Poverty

June 2018 – Huffington Post – 7 things you need to know about period poverty in the UK

May 2018 – The Guardian

May 2018 – The Pool

May 2018 – Glamour

May 2018 – Evening Standard – Tens of thousands of women and girls in London experience period poverty

May 2018 – Vogue

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) – Can we talk about periods?

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 

July 2018 – Volunteering to fight period poverty in the UK by Kelly Grehan and Sarah Crook

June 2018 – Period Poverty: It’s Bloody Outrageous

May 2018 – A Bloody Disgrace – Tackling Period Poverty in the UK (Hannah-Mae)

May 2018 – Katherine’s Blog –

Period Poverty Resources

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


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