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Period Poverty Project

Period poverty is a global problem, with millions of women and girls being held back and even endangered by not being able to afford basic menstrual care.

With 1 in 5 girls missing school due to lack of menstrual products, period poverty is an important, yet often ignored, public health crisis. “Period Poverty” refers to the widespread phenomena of being unable to afford products such as pads, tampons, or liners to manage menstrual bleeding. Instead of sanitary products, many people are forced to use items like rags, paper towels, toilet paper, or cardboard. Others ration sanitary products by using them for extended amounts of time. Period poverty encompasses not only this lack of access to products, but also inadequate access to toilets, hand washing containers, and hygienic waste management.
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PRITHA MAHESWARI

Period Poverty Project is a sensitive project for me. I remembered my young days being bullied at school every time I 'leaked' ...

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SHAM HIRA

With 3 older sisters, 1 wife, 2 daughters and lots of female friendships since high school and still in everyday life, the phenomenon of the menstrual cycle is not ...

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Period Poverty Project
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Published article on Streekblad Zoetermeer 2020

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Period Poverty Project
Period Poverty Project

Published article on Streekblad Zoetermeer 2020

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Period Poverty Project
Period Poverty Project

Published article on Streekblad Zoetermeer 2020

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