U by Kotex® addresses need for period products, serves as founding sponsor of Alliance for Period Supplies

New research from U by Kotex found that one in four women struggled to purchase period products within the past year due to lack of income. As the founding sponsor of the Alliance for Period Supplies, a program of the National Diaper Bank Network, U by Kotex expands its commitment to getting period products into the hands of those that need them most. “U by Kotex is launching the With U, She Can program because we believe that a woman’s period should never stand in the way of her progress.…

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Wire Introduces a bloody novel way to help end period poverty

In recognition of International Women’s Day, Scots are being invited to get involved in the first-ever “Bloody Big Brunch” on Saturday 10th March – where the price of a Bloody Mary is a box of tampons and the topic of chat is menstruation. Period. Taking place in The Wee Guy’s café in Glasgow (51 Cochrane Street), the Bloody Big Brunch allows people – whether they get periods or not – to come along and ‘buy’ the classic brunch staple of a Bloody Mary with a box of sanitary products. It’s…

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Social Enterprise Launches To Tackle Period Poverty In The UK

A new social enterprise that will retail sanitary towels on a ‘buy one and give one’ model launched this month with the aim of tackling period poverty in the UK. Hey Girls, which are based in Scotland and launched their new ecommerce website today, Monday 8th January 2018, will provide free sanitary towels and educational resources with the aim of assisting girls in the UK to manage menstruation in a way that doesn’t put them at risk of infections. The sanitary goods industry in the UK is worth £400 million and…

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