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EXCLUSIVE: Big Issue and Hey Girls team up on period stigma busting new mag

Posted On: 17 Feb 2020   |   Posted By: The Big Issue

EXCLUSIVE: Big Issue and Hey Girls team up on period stigma busting new mag

In this week's bumper 72-page Big Issue you will find a very special mini-magazine that we produced in collaboration with leading period poverty campaigners and social enterprise stars Hey Girls.
The 24-page special mini-magazine - which features a close-up of a menstrual cup on the cover - is all about why we need to smash period stigma, menstrual products, poverty, activism, the environment and what we can all do to make a big difference in the world by taking little steps. This is the first time a mainstream UK publisher has printed a magazine that is devoted entirely to periods from cover-to-cover. Inside you'll find contributions from social enterprise champion Caitlin Moran and Pads4Dads campaign conversation-starter, Michael Sheen.
Hey Girls Pads4Dads Michael Sheen
Recent research found that one in 10 girls and young women had experienced period poverty and sometimes had to resort to using items like old newspaper, rags or socks because they couldn't afford pads or tampons. Many have even missed out...

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