Period poverty is often thought to only occur in third world countries.
Did you know that Project Dignity distributes over 27,000 pieces of feminine hygiene product each month to 115 schools and 38 agencies within the counties of Buncombe, Henderson, Polk, Rutherford, and Transylvania each month?
On #IWD2020 we want to bring light to the needs in our own backyard ♀️🚺
The worldwide stigma, taboos, and myths surrounding menstruation is absurd and, unfortunately, very divisive. A combination of insensibility, poor mentality, and menstrual shame has led to period poverty, which consequently has become a global sanitation issue.