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As the war between Hamas and Israel continues, Palestinian women and girls are often unable to find needed menstrual products — and even running water and toilets. Mohammed Abed/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Another layer of misery: Women in Gaza struggle to find menstrual pads, running water

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University lecturer and activist Stella Nyanzi appears in court in Kampala, Uganda, on April 10, facing charges of cyber harassment and offensive communication. Gael Grilhot/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Battle Over Free Sanitary Pads Lands Ugandan Activist In Jail

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A school scene in Uganda. David Turnley/Corbis/VCG via Getty Images hide caption

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Does Handing Out Sanitary Pads Really Get Girls To Stay In School?

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In some New York City schools, the bathroom dispensers provide sanitary products for free. Richard Yeh/WNYC hide caption

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New York Aims To Become The Next State To Toss The Tampon Tax

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