Understanding Period Poverty: Are We Doing Enough?

Illustration by Jeannie Phan

Menstruation And The Pursuit For Substantive Equality

According to the Indian Ministry of Health, only 12% of menstruators in India have access to sanitary products.

Understanding Barriers

An Indian woman makes cloth sanitary napkins at the NGO Goonj in New Delhi; many Indian women don’t have more than scraps of old cloth when menstruating, which can pose health risks.
A sign hung outside a temple in India.
A picture of women workers making sanitary pads at Myna Mahila Foundation.

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