Episode 6 | Removing the Stigma
and Access: Part 2
Period poverty is a global issue affecting women and girls who don’t have access to safe, hygienic sanitary products, and/or who are unable to manage their periods with dignity. It is also an issue that impacts the global North.
In this week’s episode, we speak with Sherri Smith, President, Soroptimist International of Central Alberta on their upcoming initiative Period Promise which seeks to gain commitment from schools, workplaces and various levels of government to provide free menstrual hygiene products in their facilities.