Period poverty, or the inability to afford basic menstrual products, is an issue affecting many menstruators in the United States — including college students. And college students are also helping to combat it.
Take Lena Vann, a 21-year-old senior at North Carolina A&T State University who has made it her mission to make menstrual products accessible for marginalized communities. She founded the Black Period Project in 2019 in hopes of creating a welcoming and inclusive environment for Black menstruators — starting with education and empowerment...https://www.thelily.com/periods-are-not-gross-how-one-student-is-working-to-eliminate-the-stigma-around-menstruation-and-poverty/
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