Pandemic Periods Blog
Global menstrual health statistics
There are 1.3 billion women, adolescent girls, non-binary individuals, and transgender men that menstruate every month
Number of girls out of school worldwide in 2016
800 million individuals are menstruating each day!
Women die from complications in pregnancy or child
500 million of these people do not have the resources, time or spaces in environments that are free from stigma and shame to attain their menstrual health.
Need for contraception in sub-Saharan Africa left unmet
The relationship between gender-based violence (GBV) and menstrual health is more entwined than people may think. Both GBV and menstrual discrimination are human rights violations and public
Although period poverty disproportionately impacts those living in resource-limited settings, it can affect anyone and anytime. In 2020, the South Australian Commissioner for Children and
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