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- Sanitary towel brand Bodyform praised for 'breaking taboos' about the female body
Social media users from across the UK have praised sanitary
towel brand Bodyform for 'breaking taboos' about women's experiences in a 'refreshing' new advert about the female body.
Daily Mail. Monday, 6 Jul 2020.
- Period poverty: Rise in free sanitary products needed in lockdown
Women unable to buy sanitary
products have used newspaper or pillow cases instead, one charity says.
BBC News. Tuesday, 30 Jun 2020.
- New Zealand supermarket starts using the label 'period' on women's menstrual products
'Sanitary' or 'personal hygiene' imply that periods are something to keep hidden or are unhygienic, according to New Zealand supermarket chain Countdown. They will use the word 'period' instead.
Daily Mail. Friday, 26 Jun 2020.
- Wet wipes and sanitary products found to be microplastic pollutants in Irish waters
Researchers have carried out a study on the contribution of widely flushed personal care textile products (wet wipes and sanitary
towels) to the ocean plastic crisis.
Science Daily. Tuesday, 23 Jun 2020.
- Tourists dip their toes in water as top Mexican beach getaway reopens
Foreign visitors have begun to trickle back to the white sands and warm waters of Mexico's Caribbean coast as its popular beaches gradually reopen to tourism with new sanitary
measures in place to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.
Reuters. Sunday, 14 Jun 2020.
- Medical waste from coronavirus epidemic worries Spaniards
Spaniards are concerned about a new problem resulting from the coronavirus epidemic - how to safely get rid of vast amounts of disposable masks, gloves and other sanitary
Reuters. Friday, 5 Jun 2020.
- Coronavirus sparks a sanitary pad crisis in India
Schools normally provide students with pads in a country where millions of women go without.
BBC News. Friday, 22 May 2020.
- Venezuela prison riot leaves 47 dead, 75 wounded
A prison riot has left at least 47 dead and 75 wounded in western Venezuela, a country where NGOs and inmates' families regularly denounce unsanitary conditions, violence and overcrowding behind bars. ...
Yahoo. Sunday, 3 May 2020.
- Myanmar IDP Camps Brace for Coronavirus Outbreak
In Myanmar, an estimated 350,000 internally displaced persons living in crowded and sometimes unsanitary conditions face the danger of a widespread outbreak of COVID-19. ...
Voice of America. Tuesday, 28 Apr 2020.
- Royal Caribbean seeks trademarks its own face mask: "Seaface"
The "sanitary masks for virus isolation purposes" comes as the cruise industry grapples with the pandemic.
CBS News. Monday, 27 Apr 2020.
- Pandemic oddity: Haircut given inside Houston wings restaurant caught on video by would-be-customer
A woman trying to order in the drive-thru of a Wings N More in Texas what she saw was "unacceptable and unsanitary."
ABC News. Thursday, 23 Apr 2020.
- Arkansas Prisoners' Lawsuit Seeks Release Of Disabled Inmates, Better Sanitary Conditions
A federal lawsuit accuses Arkansas of violating the constitutional and legal rights of prison inmates by not taking adequate steps to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. ...
NPR. Wednesday, 22 Apr 2020.
- Concern mounts as Georgia prepares to reopen some businesses
Georgia is preparing for a soft open Friday amid the coronavirus outbreak. Some businesses will be able to return to normal, but must will continue following social distancing and sanitary
CBS News. Wednesday, 22 Apr 2020.
- Correctional officer claims unsanitary, unsafe conditions amid coronavirus outbreak at Cook County Jail
With 272 detainees and 115 staff at the Cook County Jail sick with the coronavirus at last count, the jail has an infection rate more than 50 times higher than the rest of Illinois.
ABC News. Wednesday, 8 Apr 2020.
- Homeless among the most vulnerable to coronavirus, experts say
Homeless communities - with extremely unsanitary conditions in cities like Portland, Los Angeles, and New York City - are at a greater risk of catching and spreading coronavirus to the public at large.
Fox News. Saturday, 7 Mar 2020.
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