29 June 2020

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Statement of Solidarity: Black Lives Matter

by Board of Directors
Black Lives Matter. We believe that health equity is a shared responsibility, and that it will take a collective effort of support, cooperation and active participation to create real, sustainable change. The Period Purse stands with activists here in Toronto and beyond who are fighting again...

24 June 2020

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Why We Work for People Who Menstruate

by Sarah Niedoba
At the Period Purse, we work to destigmatize menstruation and address period poverty. And part of that work is changing the conversation. We understand the weight that words carry. It's why we're constantly evaluating the language we use to discuss periods, and the people who experien...

25 May 2020

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Why Kristyn Wong-Tam Says Periods Are A Public Health Matter During COVID-19

by Sarah Niedoba
Toronto city councillor Kristyn Wong-Tam and friends marking Menstrual Hygiene Day 2019 on Instagram. If you live in Toronto, you know that progressive city councillor Kristyn Wong-Tam has long been a supporter of menstrual equity. Last spring, she successfully campaigned to increase Tor...

23 April 2020

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How Our Most Vulnerable Communities Are Fighting Covid-19

by Sarah Niedoba
As we enter our second month of wide-spread physical distancing, our marginalized community members continue to battle the threat of Covid-19. Across Canada, our most vulnerable are struggling to access groceries and essential supplies, are without stable housing or living in an unsafe home, or...

17 March 2020

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Supporting Vulnerable Communities During COVID-10

by Sarah Niedoba
Like you, we've been closely monitoring the latest news of the COVID-19 pandemic. We want to extend our thoughts to you at this difficult and stressful time. As you know, now more than ever it is essential that we continue to support our most vulnerable. Members of our community who are...

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