Make a wish!

This month, we’re blowing out 4 candles, marking four years of working to end period poverty in Amsterdam. The idea was born in a living room… and in the early days, we started by helping just 15 people a month, storing period products in our hallways (and the occasional car). Thanks to support from donors […]

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A zine feature

In the second half of 2022 we had the pleasure of Carmen Gubert-Husson, a student from the International School of Haarlem, reaching out to us about a zine she wanted to make about period poverty. We are happy to share the final result with you! And as always with zines: go forth and print, fold and […]

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Advocacy progress in Amsterdam West!

Another advocacy win! Behind the scenes we’ve been working hard at getting period poverty on the agenda throughout the city of Amsterdam. Last Tuesday, Iris Pauw (GroenLinks) put forth a motion in the city district committee of Amsterdam West, urging the city district to take concrete steps toward ending period poverty in Amsterdam. We collaborated […]

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Your voice + period poverty in Amsterdam

To better understand period poverty in Amsterdam, we need your voice.  We’ve been cooking up something new, and in a few days, you’ll be able to help us. How? By taking part in an online study on period poverty we’re launching together with international research agency Opinium. The online survey will take about 5 minutes […]

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No one is free until we are all free

On July 1st, we’re closing the Neighborhood Feminists office and pausing our social media to observe Keti Koti (or Dia di Abolishon), marking the abolition of slavery. It took until 1863 before the Netherlands officially ended slavery in Suriname and the former Antilles. The horror continued, however, as enslaved people were forced to work another […]

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