Posted by Kimberley Meijers on July 28, 2020 at 11:47 am
All around the world women are being held back in life and even put in danger, simply because of their period. Period poverty is a global issue, but even in the UK alone, 1 in 10 girls can’t afford to buy menstrual products, with many missing school as a result.
But period poverty isn’t just about affordability. Many women and girls don’t have access to hygienic facilities, or feel unable to manage their periods with dignity – often due to stigma or superstitious or religious dogma around menstruation.
Yoppie have developed a guide on period poverty which outlines the key problems, what’s being done, and how it can be eradicated for good.
What the guide will cover:
To read the guide, please click here