Ibuprofen is a time-tested remedy for many a period-haver’s cramps and headaches, but are you, the consumer, more likely to reach for an Advil when it’s been rebranded to specifically target those suffering from menstrual pain?
Facing legal pressure, Tesco, the biggest supermarket chain in the U.K., has agreed to sell their women’s razors at the same cost as their men’s razors because they are similar in every way but their color.
Today, California Governor Jerry Brown vetoed two bills that would have eliminated taxes on both tampons and diapers. The bills had broad support in the state legislature—they passed with unanimous votes—and many argued that the elimination of sales tax would foster equality for women within the tax code.
A victory’s a victory, regardless of its size: On Friday, the governor of Illinois signed a law eliminating the sales tax on feminine hygiene products.
Being a woman is expensive. It’s a well-reported fact that everyday products—from razors and deodorants to jeans—cost more when marketed toward women than men. The crummy additional news is that women start getting ripped off right from their first sippy cup, an injustice that will persist until the day our pink,…