(SACRAMENTO, Calif.) -- Beginning next school year, California public schools and colleges will be required to offer free menstrual products in restrooms under a new bill signed Friday by Gov. Gavin Newsom. The bill, called the Menstrual Equity for All Act of 2021, applies to... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- One week after getting her first COVID-19 vaccine shot, Bernadette Ann Bowen said she started her period one day early. Then, Bowen, a 31-year-old Ph.D. student at Bowling Green State University, said she experienced some of the worst menstrual cramps of her... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The July 4th weekend is expected to be the busiest travel period since the start of the pandemic, with more Americans taking to the roads and skies. AAA forecasts 43 million Americans will hit the roads over the holiday -- 5% more... Read More.
(LONDON) -- Queen Elizabeth has returned to work after completing a two-week period of mourning for her husband, Prince Philip, who died on April 9 at the age of 99. The queen, who was married to Philip for 73 years, held audiences Tuesday with two... Read More.
By MARLENE LENTHANG, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- In the two mass shootings that unfolded over the past two weeks in the U.S., both suspected shooters purchased weapons shortly before their attacks.The suspect in the Atlanta-area spa shootings purchased a 9mm... Read More.
By KATIE KINDELAN, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Period poverty, or a lack of access to menstrual products and education, affects one in 10 college students in the United States, according to a new study.These women are also more likely to... Read More.
By SOPHIE TATUM, ABC News(ATLANTA) -- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has announced alternatives to its two-week recommended quarantine period for individuals who have been exposed to COVID-19.The CDC's 14-day guidance has been one of the... Read More.
By KATIE KINDELAN, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Scotland made history this week, becoming the first country in the world to provide period products to all women for free.The Period Products (Free Provision) Scotland Bill was passed unanimously by... Read More.
BY: CATHERINE THORBECKE(DELHI) -- In a move garnering international headlines, a major Indian food delivery startup announced over the weekend that it is offering "period leave" for workers when they are menstruating.Zomato, a Delhi-based food delivery service with... Read More.