Period poverty

Period Poverty
Public Health

Power to the Period Poor

Why period poverty is not as far removed as it may seem. On December 6, 2022, the Tweede Kamer (House of Representatives) of the Dutch government passed a motion supporting free menstrual products for people with low income in the Netherlands. In 2023, an additional…
Public Health

‘The red flag has been raised’ but 1 in 10 cannot afford menstrual products

On menstrual leave, period poverty and breaking the taboo surrounding menstruation  (Menstrual Hygiene Day - part 2). On May 28, 2022, International Menstrual Hygiene Day, Shaping Europe's first article in the series on menstruation was published. Welcome back to everyone who has already read the…