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Period Purse in the Media

Huffington Post Video The Period Purse
CBC with Matt Halloway
My Smart Hands YouTube Video
THe Period Purse Breakfast Television

Vogue Australia - April 2, 2024
Michael Hill is thinking about more than just jewellery

blogTO - March 23, 2024
Period Positivity Screening! My Girl w/The Period Purse

Beach Metro Community News - March 21, 2024
The Period Purse to host screening of movie My Girl, product drive at the Fox Theatre this Saturday

Health Insight - March, 2024
Period Education is for Everyone

CTV News London - March 9, 2024
Saugeen Shores fighting stigma around periods

Ontario Morning from CBC Radio with Ramraajh Sharvendiran - December 19, 2023
Free menstrual products to be available in federally regulated workplaces.

CTV News Regina - December 17, 2023
Regina International Airport ahead of the curve in providing free menstrual products

Now Toronto - December 14, 2023
Federal employers required to provide menstrual products in all staff bathrooms as of Friday

The Sault Star - October 18, 2023
Tampons, pads wanted for fall blitz

Toronto Guardian - April 25, 2023
Charitable Choices: Tait Gamble of The Period Purse

Health Insight - March, 2023
How The Period Purse is Breaking the Stigma through Advocacy and Awareness

Inside Ottawa Valley - March 22, 2023
CFUW Perth and District leads drive to combat period poverty

CTV News - March 8, 2023
'It is just part of health': Tips on how to talk to your kids about periods

CTV Your Morning - March 8, 2023
How to talk to your children about periods

Penticton Herald - January 19, 2023
Student senate aims for menstrual equity

CTV News - January 10, 2023
How free period products can help reduce menstrual stigma

CTV Your Morning - January 10, 2023
‘Period Purse’ combating stigma around menstruation

CTV News - September 27, 2022
Free period products at Mississauga facilities

City News - September 27, 2022
'Removing the stigma': City of Mississauga allocating free menstrual products

CityTV - Cityline - September 14, 2022
Everything you need to know about period poverty

CBC Radio (Columnists from CBC Radio) - June 9, 2022
Spain may be legislating menstrual leave...should Canada do the same?

City News  - April 22, 2022
Mississauga to provide free menstrual products in facilities

City News  - March 18, 2022
New movie sparks conversation on periods

CBC News - October 8, 2021
Ontario students to get free menstrual products as part of deal with Shoppers Drug Mart

Global News - October 8, 2021
Ontario to provide free period products to students

Global News Radio AM640 - August 5, 2021
Why it's important for menstrual products to be available in federally regulated workplaces

The Toronto Star - Scarborough The Mirror - May 28, 2021
Toronto lighting up red to celebrate World Menstrual Day

Global News - May 28, 2021
COVID-19 pandemic exacerbating period poverty, removing access to products

Aisle - May 28, 2021
The Next Cycle

CBC News - May 17, 2021
Pilot project would offer free menstrual products in city facilities

Skedline - April 13, 2021
Menstrual movements want to see the end of period inequity in 2021

CTV News - Things to know T.O. - April 9, 2021
Reducing the stigma and striving for menstrual equity

CityNews - March 13, 2021
Groups call for free menstrual products in Ontario schools

CTV News - November 29, 2020
Interview with Jana on Free Period Products in Scotland

CBC The Current Article - November 26, 2020
'Menstruation is just health': Scotland becomes the first country to make period products freely available

CBC The Current - November 26, 2020
Scotland makes free period products for all (minute 46)

CBC Here and Now - November 25, 2020
Reaction to Scottish parliament making period products free

Her Campus - March 9, 2020
The Toronto-Based Company Combatting Period Poverty One Purse at a Time

Global News - February 23, 2020
Pads and tampons can harm the environment. What's the alternative?

Fertility Friday - February 14, 2020
End Period Poverty Now | Menstruation in Low Resource Settings

Breakfast Television - December 11, 2019
BT Heroes: Meet Jana

Blog TO - October 25, 2019
A Toronto Company Created A Video Series To Reduce The Stigma Surronding Periods

Strategy Online - October 18, 2019
The Period Purse Targets Menstruation Embarrassment

The Globe and Mail - September 27, 2019
Tackling period stigma and taking charge

CBC News - Sept 20, 2019
Q&A: Period poverty exists, and here's what two activists in Waterloo Region are doing about it     

The Star - September 9, 2019
The heartbreaking realities of period poverty

SooToday - September 3, 2019
Megan Scott wonders what if menstrual products were like toilet paper: Everywhere and free

CBC News - August 5, 2019
Group collecting menstrual care items for marginalized people in Kitchener-Waterloo

MPP Bhutila Karpoche highlighting TPP work - May 28, 2019
Menstural Hygiene Day

According to Adrienne - May 28, 2019
It's bloody time we talked about menstrual equity

YWCA Women of Distinction Award - May 23, 2019
Jana Girdauskas' work as she received the Health award from YWCA

Winslow Magazine - May 18, 2019
Jana Girdauskas is creating menstrual equity one purse at a time

Global Citizen - May 6, 2019
Canada Wants to Give Free Period Products to Federal Workers

The Kit - April 17, 2019
The Heartbreaking Realities of Period Poverty 

CBC Metro Morning - April 10, 2019
Making the case for free menstrual products in Ontario

YWCA Toronto - April 7, 2019
World Health Day: More than a lump sum to cover a few periods

CP24 - February 22, 2019
Toronto city councillor calls for more funding for tampons, pads at shelters

The Star - February 22, 2019
Toronto councillor seeks funding boost for menstrual products for homeless women

MP Arif Virani discusses TPP - Feb. 17, 2019
Arif's statement in the House on TPP

Global News at 5 Regina - November 15, 2018
Regina woman helping those experiencing homelessness tackle periods

Global Citizen - November 13, 2018
How Purses Could Help Tackle Period Poverty in This Canadian City

Breakfast Television - October 25, 2018
The Period Purse

Amanda Laird - October 15, 2018
Why Don't You Just Give Out Cups?

The Toronto Star - October 3, 2018
Students Challenge Period Poverty

Women of Influence - September 6, 2018
Top 25 Women of Influence 2018: Jana Girdauskas

The New Family - August 9, 2018
Cultivating Kindness Through The Period Purse

The New Family - August 6, 2018
Podcast Episode 194: One Mom's Quest for Menstrual Equality

Strategy - July 11, 2018
Check it Out: 'Could this poster be your next tampon?'

CBC: Here and Now - June 26, 2018
Should city hall pay for menstrual hygiene products?

Local Love - June 20, 2018
Food or Tampons isn't a Decision Anyone Should Have to Make

Resilient People - June 11, 2018
Resilient People; Stories and News to Inspire

Women's Post - May 30, 2018
Not Taboo - Period.

LunaPads - May 30, 2018
Menstrual Hygiene: More Than a Day and More Than Just for Women

Newswire - May 28, 2018
Toronto recognizes May 28 as the city's inaugural Menstrual Hygiene Day

The Globe and Mail; Amplify - May 25, 2018
What's a Young, Ambitious Woman to do? 

The Whole Family Happiness Project - April 18, 2018
How one mom makes periods a little easier for those experiencing homelessness in Toronto

Brantford Expositor - April 16, 2018
Donations sought for purse project

The Toronto Observer - April 11, 2018
Period Purse makes menstrual products accessible for marginalized women

Ryerson School of Journalism - April 2018
The Period Purse; Accessing Menstrual Products in Toronto 

Chatelaine - March 8, 2018
The 5 Best Things To Buy With That Crisp New Viola Desmond $10 Bill

Metro Morning - March 8, 2018
Metro Morning with The Period Purse

Holy Blossom Temple Blog - February 21, 2018
Caring in Canada: The Period Purse Project

Huffington Post - December 14, 2017
How The Period Purse Tackles Homeless Women's Overlooked Needs

Heavy Flow Podcast, September 23, 2017
Menstruating While Homeless with Jana Girdauskas of The Period Purse

Inside Toronto - May 12, 2017
East Toronto Period Purse Drive a Resounding Success

CBC News - May 6, 2017
Woman who hands out 'Period Purses' amazed by response from Torontonians

Citytv - March 29, 2017
New charity hopes to help homeless women get feminine hygiene products

Inside Toronto - March 27th, 2017
Bloor West Village woman builds Period Purse mountain

My Smart Hands - March 16, 2017
What is The Period Purses?

Inside Toronto - March 2, 2017
Toronto woman gives homeless women hygiene products with Period Purses

Daily Hive - February 28, 2017
A Toronto resident is collecting and distributing feminine products for homeless women

Metro Morning - February 27, 2017
Metro Morning with The Period Purse

CBC - February 27, 2017
Toronto woman handing out 'Period Purses' filled with tampons, pads to homeless women

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