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

CTV News Clip - 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

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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