Shockingly, almost 1 in 4 teenagers in the U.S. report lacking access to period products. During COVID, 1 in 10 college students were unable to afford period products.
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Help expand the reach and understanding of menstrual equity in your community by leading your own OSOF workshop! Learn more in this month's Period Health News.
The work to achieve menstrual equity continues with policies being introduced on the state and federal level to increase access, affordability, and safety of period products.
From new menstrual equity policies and period poverty during the pandemic, to new testing of menstrual care products, check out these highlights of 2020's period health headlines!
May 28th is Menstrual Hygiene Day. People around the world are celebrating period health today! Here are 4 ways to engage today and every day to raise your voice for period positivity!
Through a myth-busting dialogue process, we shared personal stories and lived experiences, ultimately liberating the way we think and talk about our periods.
“Allowing companies to claim CBI is an immediate red flag when it comes to the safety of period care products. These products have been woefully under-regulated and under-researched for decades and there is so much we don’t know about their manufacturing, ingredients and potential health impacts,” said Alexandra Scranton, Director of Science and Research at WVE. “Allowing some ingredients to be hidden as CBI will hamper the progress of needed research, and will not give people who menstruate, advocates, or researchers a full picture of the ingredients used in these products.”