#WeWill

Period Poverty - #FreePeriods Campaign

Period Poverty – #FreePeriods Campaign

Overview

Girls across Britain were having to skip school when on their periods because they couldn't afford menstrual products — with many using wads of tissue, newspaper, or even socks and old clothes instead.

So, Amika George launched her #FreePeriods campaign to tackle period poverty. A joint legal campaign was launched with the Red Box Project, urging the U.K. Government to comply with its legal obligations to ensure equal access to education for all children, irrespective of their sex. The Government committed funding for free period products in schools in England, mirroring similar commitments already made in Scotland and Wales.
 

Subject(s): Citizenship & PSHE
Resource Link: Period Poverty
Owner: Period Poverty

Reviews

{{ reviewsTotal }}{{ options.labels.singularReviewCountLabel }}
{{ reviewsTotal }}{{ options.labels.pluralReviewCountLabel }}
{{ options.labels.newReviewButton }}
{{ userData.canReview.message }}

Resources

Share:

Tags

Period Poverty , Campaigning

Most Popular

Case Study: #WeWill – Community, Inclusion & Wellbeing
Ormiston Trust
0
0.0/5

Case Study: #WeWill - Community, Inclusion & Wellbeing

This #WeWill project focused on making a positive difference to wider school life and re-establishing links within the community.
Add to favourites

The Ormiston #WeWill youth social action campaign aimed to empower young people across the Ormiston network and non-Ormiston schools to build relationships and share best practices. Our overall aim was to ensure that young people would drive and determine action and staff would ensure young people were given the skills to succeed, and the chance to engage with other young people to share and develop practice across the country.

Children’s Mental Health Week
Ormiston Trust
0
0.0/5

Case Study: #WeWill Explore - Geocaching

This #WeWill project focused on geocaching and being outdoors.
Add to favourites

The Ormiston #WeWill youth social action campaign aimed to empower young people across the Ormiston network and non-Ormiston schools to build relationships and share best practices. Our overall aim was to ensure that young people would drive and determine action and staff would ensure young people were given the skills to succeed, and the chance to engage with other young people to share and develop practice across the country.

Case Study: #WeWill Recycle – Fast Fashion & the Environment
Ormiston Trust
0
0.0/5

Case Study: #WeWill Recycle - Fast Fashion & the Environment

This #WeWill project focused on Climate Change and examined the impact of fashion on the environment.
Add to favourites

The Ormiston #WeWill youth social action campaign aimed to empower young people across the Ormiston network and non-Ormiston schools to build relationships and share best practices. Our overall aim was to ensure that young people would drive and determine action and staff would ensure young people were given the skills to succeed, and the chance to engage with other young people to share and develop practice across the country.

Youth Social Action Starter Pack
Ormiston Trust
0
0.0/5

Youth Social Action Starter Pack

This YSA starter pack contains the key resources needed to plan and deliver YSA in your setting.
Add to favourites

This YSA starter pack contains the key resources needed to plan and deliver YSA in your setting.