News: Why tackling period poverty is an issue for everyone

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07/02/2019

"Neglected as a point of priority in wider healthcare policymaking despite being something that affects half of the world’s population, periods are regularly shrouded in mystery. But periods are not just a women’s issue, they are a human issue and part of the fabric of society’s general wellbeing and productivity."

Emily Wilson Smith (Irise International), Mandu Reid (The Cup Effect) and Catherine Dolan (SOAS) discuss menstruation and links with sustainable economic growth, period poverty across the globe, stigmatisation and education in the New Statesman (7 February 2019).

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