Menstruation is one of the most taboo topics in the world, and for millions of American women, there's a high price to pay for that stigma. This CBSN Originals documentary looks at how some women are trying to change that.
What happens when an inmate is forced to choose between buying tampons or placing a call to a family member? Topeka Sam, the director of Dignity for Incarcerated Women, joins CBSN to discuss the difficult decisions female inmates must make while menstruating behind bars.
The CBSN Originals documentary, "Period. Half the population has one. But no one talks about it," explores the stigmas surrounding menstruation. To discuss what can be done to confront the issue, Jennifer Weiss-Wolf, an activist and co-founder of Period Equity, sits down with CBSN.
Thousands of women inmates experience their periods behind bars each day. Topeka Sam, the director of Dignity for Incarcerated Women, joins CBSN to discuss what happens when there's not reliable access to hygiene products in prisons.
At the organic cheesemaker Tenuta Vannulo, in southern Italy, the specialty is fresh buffalo mozzarella. Seth Doane checks out the process of creating a simply delicious cheese, and visits with students at the Consortium for the Protection of Buffalo Mozzarella.
The September death of 10-year old Darlyn Valle in U.S. custody had not been publicly disclosed until Wednesday by CBS News
One woman has mastered the craft of custom-made dolls. These dolls are not just toys, but partners for kids who don’t see themselves represented in the world. Adriana Diaz reports.
The International Spy Museum in D.C. reopened after undergoing a three-year, $162 million renovation. Errol Barnett reports.
Vice President Mike Pence delivered the commencement address at West Point Military Academy. The Class of 2019 is the Academy’s most diverse ever. Jericka Duncan reports.
Mr. Trump arrived in Tokyo on Saturday for a state visit. He will be the first world leader to meet Emperor Naruhito. Weijia Jiang has the story.
A hiker who had been missing for more than two weeks has been found alive in the Hawaiian rainforest. Hundreds of volunteers were on the search. Carter Evans reports.
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