“These products are not luxuries, they are necessities, and should be treated as such.”
Emma and Quinn Joy started Girls Helping Girls. Period. which provides underprivileged women with products that they desperately need: pads and tampons.
Tampons There are other options, but 70 percent of women use tampons. You're instructed to change your tampon every 4 to
Advocates hope that by promoting Menstrual Hygiene Day, the public will learn just how far-reaching this issue is. "Why wait
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One of the biggest barriers to menstrual hygiene management is affordability. Lack of access can prevent young women from attending school and from participating in every day activities. We speak with people campaigning for free tampons.
It was the worst when I was home alone with the children. That superstar mom our social worker described in her reports was nowhere to be seen and I found myself wondering how to summon the strength to meet their basic needs. Dress, feed, kiss, play -- these felt like monumental tasks.