What Causes Period Poverty?

What Causes Period Poverty?

Period Poverty is a global issue that affects people in developed and developing countries. The lack of access to menstrual hygiene products can lead to physical health problems, such as infections and reproductive tract complications, and can have negative social and...
Wrong Answer. Try Again.

Wrong Answer. Try Again.

Recently I asked a school nurse, “Why are pads and tampons kept in your office, and not the bathrooms, where they are needed?” The answer won’t surprise you, and I’ll bet it’s the same answer most of you would get if you walked into a...
NJ, “Enough is Enough”

NJ, “Enough is Enough”

In June of 2021, a Joint Resolution in the New Jersey Legislature established the last week of May as “Period Poverty Awareness Week.” The resolution acknowledges that poverty exists in NJ and that many do not have adequate access to menstrual products,...
Menstrual Math Lesson

Menstrual Math Lesson

Ok, class. It’s the beginning of October. Enough goofing off, time for a math lesson. The vast majority of schools (middle, high, and college) do not provide free menstrual products to students in the bathrooms (where they are needed). At best, those schools have an...

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