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 period poverty milestone

Change doesn’t happen overnight, but last week’s majority city council approval of the municipal period poverty proposal was a necessary step in the right direction.  We’ve come quite some way since our advocacy efforts began in 2020. That year, Scottish Member of Parliament Monica Lennon successfully led passage of a comprehensive period poverty bill in […]

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Menstruation Stations

You may be reading this because you’ve noticed or used one of our Menstruation Stations, which are self-serve cabinets placed by us in easy-to-reach locations. Welcome! Neighborhood Feminists launched the Menstruation Stations project in August 2021 to better meet the rising need for period products. These cabinets can now be found across Amsterdam, with more […]

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Solidarity Makes us Better

Here at Neighborhood Feminists we talk a lot about how it takes a village, and how our work wouldn’t be possible without support from you and others in our community. Tackling period poverty in this city feels daunting at times; there are lots of people in vulnerable positions and many steps needed before we are […]

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