Study finds ‘period poverty’ affecting low-income women
Feb27

Study finds ‘period poverty’ affecting low-income women

People of low-income backgrounds experience hardship when it comes to food, shelter, and other basic necessities. But there’s one area that plagues specifically low-income women that might not be obvious to the passive observer: tampons. In a recent study by Anne Sebert Kuhlmann, a survey of 183 low-income women in St. Louis revealed that 2/3rds of these women had difficulty affording or accessing menstrual products in 2018. About 21%...

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