Fighting period poverty – in two languages

Once anyone understands that women who are living in poverty are unable to buy their own sanity products, they begin to realise the horror of period poverty.

o14a0962-300x200Women who are homeless, destitute or just living below the poverty line are living without towels and tampons, and using anything they can.

The stories of homeless women using newspapers or rags every month are horrifying – but there are people like Claire Coder determined to do something about it.

The US 19-year-old dropped out of college to run Aunt Flow, her one-stop-shop for women to help others less fortunate than themselves.

Read how on Period! magazine – and, if you like, have a read in Dutch.