On May 23, the nation’s leading environmental and women’s health advocates are gathering for a women’s health rally and lobby day in recognition of Menstrual Hygiene Day. Hosted by national women’s health non-profit, Women’s Voices for the Earth (WVE), the rally on Capitol Hill will increase awareness of the need for feminine care product safety and demonstrate a grassroots show of support for federal legislation aimed at closing serious gaps in feminine hygiene regulation.
Spoof ads aim to mobilize women to take action against body-shaming marketing and for safer feminine hygiene products
Why women are holding companies accountable and demanding further study into this toxic ingredient found in products marketed to women for good health.
Is your lubricant safe? Get the information you need on lubes - how they can be harmful, what chemicals to watch out for and how to choose a safer option.
Following our citizen's petition, Rep. Grace Meng joins us in calling on the FDA to fix misleading labels and remove harmful colorants from feminine hygiene products.
On October 13, 2015 our women’s rally at Procter and Gamble's headquarters moved the world's largest consumer products corporation to began voluntarily listing some ingredients in Tampax tampons and Always pads. This is a victory for women everywhere. Learn more!
WTFeminineWipes! Joining WVE to take the plunge into questions on toxic chemicals in feminine wipes, I found endless frustrating issues with these seemingly harmless products.
In addition to the absurd notion that vaginas need freshening up several times a day, there are major health & environmental problems with feminine wipes.
The new law gives the EPA the authority to better ensure safety of chemicals, but unfortunately that doesn't mean all products are now free of toxic chemicals. Learn more.
If a woman uses tampons or pads, she may be exposed to toxic chemicals for over 6 years of her life through some of the body's most sensitive & absorptive skin.