PRESS & MEDIA INQUIRIES

For media inquiries, contact: 
Alison Nakamura Netter
Chief Communication & Development Officer
alison@zanaafrica.org
+1.202.780.5062 

  • RECENT PRESS

Why repealing the tampon tax is not enough - The London School of Economics and Political Science, September, 26, 2017 

Why tackling the tampon tax just isn't enough - World Economic Forum, September 1, 2017

Why repealing the tampon tax is not enough - Apolitical, August 15, 2017 

Kenya's schoolgirls to get free sanitary pads from government - BBC, June 22, 2017

BBC Newsday on Why Menstruation Matters with ZanaAfrica's Alison Nakamura Netter - BBC World Service, June 22, 2017 

Voice of America - Africa Health Network News Interview with ZanaAfrica's Angela Lagat -  June 6, 2017

Reproductive Health Education in Kenya - Voice of America Africa 54 TV, June 6, 2017

#WomenStrongWarrior Spotlight: Megan White Mukuria of ZanaAfrica Foundation - WomenStrong International, June 1, 2017 

Talking About Periods Is Tough In Kenya. But That Might Be Changing - Newsy, May 25, 2017

A New Magazine for Girls in Africa Teaches Everything from Menstrual Health to Women's Rights - Global Citizen, May 24, 2017

Megan Mukuria: How I'm taking on poverty with my social enterprise - Virgin Media Pioneers, March 9, 2017 

10 Things We're Talking About: Girls First - Essence, March 2017 

Having a period is unaffordable in Kenya, yet no one wants to talk about it - The Guardian, January 5, 2017 

Celebrating Menstruation - Pacific Science Center, December 12, 2016

Megan Mukuria and Alison Nakamura Netter Help Girls Reach Their Potential with ZanaAfrica - Women Killing It, November 21, 2016

Megan White Mukuria: Novel Materials for Low-Cost Sanitary Pad Production - 2016 Grand Challenges Spotlight Talk, October 24, 2016

How Social Media and Body Positivity Are Ending Period Stigma - Teen Vogue, August 12, 2016

CT Makers: 20 of the Most Creative Christians We Know featuring ZanaAfrica's Founder, Megan White Mukuria - Christianity Today, June 23, 2016

Tampon tax still not scrapped as George Osborne 'goes quiet' on his pledge - Independent, May 22, 2016

What Kenya Can Teach The U.S. About Menstrual Pads - NPR, May 10, 2016

Can tampons change the world? A new start-up that has just raised $50,000 in less than 2 days says, hell yeah! - Anthill, April 30, 2016

The Fight to End Period Shaming Is Going Mainstream - Newsweek, April 20, 2016

“The Year Period Policy Prevails:” A Look At Rising Momentum for Eliminating the Tampon Tax - Bloomberg, April 8, 2016

Kenya & Menstrual Equity: What you didn't know - Huffington Post, March 29, 2016

Grants Round Up: The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation supports ZanaAfrica, a hybrid social enterprise - The Chronicle of Philanthropy, March 9, 2016

Gates Foundation Helps Greenwich Native’s African Mission - Greenwich Time, March 8, 2016

ZanaAfrica Foundation's Founder featured in Forbes with Melinda Gates - Nov 23, 2015

ZanaAfrica Foundation's Holiday Giving - RYOT, December 2015 

Episode 38 - Call Your Girlfriend, December 2015

ZanaAfrica Foundation on Wezesha Dada (Kenya's Half the Sky Movement) -  October 2015

'It's Time We Starting Listening to Adolescent Girls' - Huffington Post, October 2015

'For Kenyan Girls, It's More Than Pens, Pencils & Backpacks' - Huffington Post, August 2015

'Why Does Menstruation Matter?' - HelloFlo, May 2015

  • Press Releases

"New Study Tests Impact of Sanitary Pads & Health Education on Life Outcomes for Adolescent Girls"  - March 8, 2016