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Amika George
. A teenager campaigning for free menstrual products for schoolgirls from low-income families. End the shame and stigma.
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DfE Apr 15
All primary schools will offer free sanitary products from early 2020. We will make sure every child gets the support they need to lead active, healthy, happy lives.  👉
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Amika George Apr 15
Just thrilled!! The government has today pledged free menstrual products will be extended to primary schools, too! Now, no child in education in England will ever need to worry about their next period again.
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Amika George Apr 13
Amazing news today! All secondary AND primary schools in Wales are to receive funding for free menstrual products.
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Amika George Apr 11
Replying to @LaraNoguchi
Thank you Lara. This is amazing! I love this poster! 👏🏼👏🏼
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Amika George Apr 8
Replying to @gxlbbyBlSUNttbB
Thank you so much, Jasmine, for choosing me. I'm so incredibly touched! You're amazing, and YOU will make a real difference in Hong Kong. 👏🏼👏🏼
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WomensEqualityUK Apr 4
WE activists are updating signs at train stations to warn us about the dangers of inequality. Not enough progress has been made as today’s results show and WE will keep campaigning until we close the FOR GOOD
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Melinda Gates Apr 3
Periods are a normal, healthy part of life. And yet, they're still surrounded by stigma and shame in far too many parts of the world. Here’s how is working to change that with .
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WomensEqualityUK Apr 3
A third of employers assume mothers are less interested in career progression, these assumptions impact all women whether they become mothers or not. Our spokesperson spoke to
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Amika George Mar 31
Tomorrow marks two years to the day since was launched! I wrote this for on making change and fighting for an issue that you really care about.
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WORLD Channel Mar 30
“...in no country in the world do women enjoy the same rights or opportunities as men.” Uniting to stand up for women's rights around the world 👊
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Amika George Mar 30
Love this campaign by to normalise periods. Only 4% of dad's feel comfortable talking about periods with their children. That's got to change!!
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Louise Henry Mar 21
Hammond's Spring Statement might look promising, but period poverty is still an issue for so many girls in the UK. No child should miss school because they can't afford sanitary products. Come along to fundraiser to help put an end to this.
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Amika George Mar 27
We need EVERY child to have access to menstrual products, regardless of their age. can be eradicated completely in all schools if extends this pledge to primary schools. for ALL students in compulsory education.
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Amika George Mar 19
And will continue to campaign until EVERY single child in education can access the period products they need. , please extend your pledge to all children in compulsory education. We are so close to eliminating entirely in all schools!
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Gates Foundation Mar 18
., founder of the campaign, fights to ensure no girl has to miss school because of her period.
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Global Citizen Mar 14
"It pays to keep raising your voice about issues you care about, and it’s proof that activism works."
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Amika George Mar 13
Thank you Monica!
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Independent Voices Mar 13
My campaign aims to eradicate period poverty – but Philip Hammond's pledge will not do that |
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HM Treasury Mar 13
"I have decided to fund the provision of free sanitary products in secondary schools and colleges in England from the next school year."
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Amika George Mar 13
In the Spring statement, has just announced funds to provide free menstrual products in schools and colleges!! We are waiting to hear more details about the scheme and coverage!
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