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 2020 presidential candidate is proposing a small tax on an industry he says needs to "pay its fair share"
The 78-year-old Patrick Stewart reprises his role as Captain Jean-Luc Picard
The barges had been floating out of control, on and off again, since Wednesday night near the town of 600
A federal grand jury has indicted WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on 18 felony charges for his alleged involvement in the 2010 leak of classified documents by Chelsea Manning. CBSN's Tanya Rivero has the breaking news.
Tornado causes heavy damage in Jefferson City as severe weather sweeps across the state overnight, causing at least three deaths
Women perform better in warmer rooms, an issue for offices where temperatures are set to men's metabolic rates
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The cars are built for families who may not be able to afford adaptive wheelchairs, as part of the Go Baby Go organization
Every year, John Corona brought in veterans to his school, so they can share their stories with the students
The mother of three said the last few weeks have been a struggle, so her son's gift was "the shock of her life"
The family's insurance didn't cover the $20,000 wheelchair, so a group of high schoolers stepped in to help
The boy's mom thought his beloved Grover was gone forever — then a fellow mountain climber saw something blue sticking out of the snow
She was left alone to provide for her siblings and nephew – but she still went to school and ran track