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Periods don't stop for a pandemic, which is why hygiene kits are essential

1 month ago   |   By Marie Claire

As young women struggle with severe shortages and price hikes, period poverty is spiking under lockdown. On World Menstrual Health Day, we look at why receiving a period pack will transform the ability of girls to manage their periods safely and with dignity
Right now, 3 in 10 girls in the UK can't get access to adequate sanitary wear in lockdown. Too many have been forced to improvise just so they can manage their period, with over 54% shockingly using toilet paper as an alternative - placing them in danger of infection.
This is a reality for young women worldwide. According to a new...
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