NF News

Intentions, ideals & action

We’re back from our winter pause and what proved to be another very busy year. The highlights of the past year have been overshadowed by devastating developments that have seen us take to the streets (along with many others) in protest. Now and always, we stand in solidarity with people experiencing displacement, genocide, ecocide, or […]

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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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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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