How Do You Highlight the Frustration of Tampon Dispensers? Make Men Pay for Toilet Paper

International Women's Day stunt promotes advocacy group Period

A man on a toilet fumbles for change in his pocket to pay a coin-operated toilet paper dispenser
Period's video argues that if toilet paper is free, tampons should be too. Hooha
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For decades, women have had to deal with infuriating, unreliable tampon dispensers in public restrooms, where if you’re lucky enough to find one working, you’re almost sure to find it out of stock.

@griner David Griner is creative and innovation editor at Adweek and host of Adweek's podcast, "Yeah, That's Probably an Ad."