Get updates on period health headlines from WVE & around the globe. This month we're talking J&J's egregious history of targeting Black & Brown communities, updates on AB 1989, permissions to change your tampon(?!), how menstruation is portrayed in Hollywood and MORE!
Targeting Black communities with predatory marketing for products linked to cancer is not a sign that Johnson & Johnson cares about the Black community. If it did, the company would commit to addressing the harm of their products.
Researchers estimated that tampon use could be responsible for 15% of our total phthalate exposure. Panty liner use could be contributing nearly 10% and pads roughly 3% of our overall phthalate exposure.
There are currently around 10,000 ingredients used in cosmetics. Yet, the 84 billion dollar cosmetic and personal care industry is not required to meet any sort of safety standard for ingredients.
Amber’s experience with leadership development, community engagement and mobilization will be invaluable to the future of WVE’s work and the growth of the WVE community.
We all have personal reasons for being part of Women's Voices for the Earth. Here is Reagen's story...
This testing doesn’t tell us everything we need to know. It is just one snapshot demonstrating that there is more to these products than is currently being disclosed.
Here are some things that you can do this week (and year-round!), to limit your exposure to toxic chemicals, and improve the health of women nationwide.
Every day is a day to celebrate the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women — but today we’re taking the time to recognize some women-led movements happening across the globe, taking on toxics in menstrual products and breaking cultural taboos.
It is so encouraging (and so important) to see the conversation on periods and period health move into the mainstream. Because that conversation is MOVING the mainstream.