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Press and Media

2019

April – Linked In – https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/hereford-sixth-form-college-sponsors-red-boxes-across-andrea-slivkova?fbclid=IwAR1iq8Eb2xhpVQUe7yhCUiKCNo87aAthgZdcfS9MdGWiLQ0wFPyz0KmPy0k

March 2019 – ITV News – https://www.itv.com/news/channel/2019-03-13/period-poverty-is-being-tackled-across-the-channel-islands/

March 2019 – New Zealand Online – https://www.nzherald.co.nz/northern-advocate/news/article.cfm?c_id=1503450&objectid=12217602

March 2019 – Lancs Online – https://www.lancs.live/news/lancashire-news/rossendale-rallies-fight-end-period-16005401

March 2019 – Rochdale Online – http://rochdaleonline.co.uk/news-features/2/news-headlines/126898/government-period-poverty-plans-%E2%80%98must-go-further%E2%80%99-and-address-eco-impact

March 2019 – East London Lines – http://www.eastlondonlines.co.uk/2019/03/how-lewisham-volunteers-are-changing-the-conversation-about-period-poverty/

March 2019 – Rochdale Online – https://www.rochdaleonline.co.uk/news-features/2/news-headlines/126880/free-sanitary-products-to-be-stocked-in-secondary-schools-by-government

March 2019 – Devon Live – https://www.devonlive.com/news/local-news/red-box-project-ensures-tiverton-2626091

March 2019 – Bracknell News – https://www.bracknellnews.co.uk/news/17491323.the-red-box-project-in-bracknell-helps-young-girls-in-education-have-access-to-sanitary-products/

March 2019 – SW Londoner – http://www.swlondoner.co.uk/croydon-red-box-project/

March 2019 – Chichester Observer – https://www.chichester.co.uk/news/support-grows-for-campaign-to-end-period-poverty-in-our-schools-1-8866355

March 2019 – Somerset County Gazette – https://www.somersetcountygazette.co.uk/news/17517486.the-red-box-project-welcomes-measures-for-sanitary-products-in-schools/

March 2019 – Newton News – https://www.newtonnews.co.uk/red-box-project-3/

February 2019 – Epping Forest Gazette – https://www.eppingforestguardian.co.uk/news/17466786.the-red-box-project-station-in-epping-sets-up-gofundmepage-to-boost-funds/

2018

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  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 – Tens of thousands of women and girls in London experience period poverty

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) – 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 http://www.period.media/quotes/volunteering-to-fight-period-poverty/

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