About us

In more and more countries around the world, individuals and organisations are raising their voices to demand the reduction or elimination of unfair taxes on menstrual products. And more and more governments are listening and taking action. This website provides an overview of past and present national campaigns and shares key lessons learned from around the world. Our goal is to support ongoing campaigns with learnings and ammunition for advocacy, and to inspire more action to reduce and remove taxes on menstrual products.

who is behind the website

created by wash united for menstrual hygiene day

A unique crossbreed between an advocacy NGO and a creative agency, WASH United works to build a world in which all people benefit from safe drinking water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH), including menstrual hygiene. WASH United is the initiator and coordinator of Menstrual Hygiene Day, the global campaign to end period stigma.

With support of

The Reproductive Health Supplies Coalition (RHSC) is a global partnership of public, private, and non-governmental organisations dedicated to ensuring that all people in low- and middle-income countries can access and use affordable, high-quality supplies to ensure their better reproductive health. Support for this project was funded by PATH in its capacity as the Secretariat of the Reproductive Health Supplies Coalition. The views expressed by the authors do not necessarily reflect the views of the Reproductive Health Supplies Coalition or PATH.

scientific expert

David Rüll is a german and international tax law expert. He has been a research associate at the Max Planck Institute for Tax Law and Public Finance since 2017, and he has published papers and delivered lectures on topics including tax reform and dispute settlement. He kindly supported the creation of this website by providing insights into international tax law for our research.

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