+++ Missouri Pink Tax News — We have a summary and updates from Jefferson City.
Period.org has a collection of interesting menstruation stories here. (Scroll down to the “News” section!)
U.K. Eliminates Tax on Tampons and Other Sanitary Products
Britain is the latest of several countries to get rid of the tax in recent years.
Jan. 1, 2021 — New York Times
Brookline To Offer Free Tampons And Pads In All Its Public Buildings
May 24, 2019 — WBUR.org
England to Offer Hospital Patients Free Sanitary Products
March 3, 2019 — New York Times
Pink tax: Why do women pay more for goods and services?
Feb. 18, 2019 — KCTV, Kansas City
This is a good report by Emily Sinovic — lots of details, worth a read/watch!
What women need to be aware of when it comes to the pink tax
Jan. 31, 2019 — KSHB, Kansas City
California and Illinois must provide students free feminine products
Jan. 8, 2019 — The Lilly
Scotland to Provide Free Sanitary Products to Students
August 29, 2018 — New York Times
It’s Not Just the Tampon Tax: Why Periods Are Political
July 22, 2018 — New York Times
More States Move To End ‘Tampon Tax’ That’s Seen As Discriminating Against Women
March 25, 2018 — NPR
Tampons are out among younger women. Why feminine hygiene is newest consumer battlefield
March 27, 2017 — USA Today
Cambridge students help launch pilot program to expand access to feminine products
Dec. 8, 2016 — Wicked Local Cambridge
If Condoms are Free, Why Aren’t Tampons?
March 11, 2016 — Inside Higher Ed
Free Tampons Should be a Human Right
March 8, 2016 — Huffington Post
The Price Young Girls Pay When Tampons Aren’t Free
Feb. 29, 2016 — Vice
Free Tampons Are Coming to NYC Schools, Jails and Shelters
June 21, 2016 — The Gothamist
Kenyan schoolgirls dread their periods, but simple changes could help
October 7, 2015 — The Conversation
Here’s How Much A Woman’s Period Will Cost Her Over A Lifetime
May 18, 2015 — Huffington Post