Nazra Hanif Lutfiana

The Call for Free Period Products: Eradicating Period Poverty

Menstruators all around the world have endured the cultural shame around their biological functions for centuries. More than 800 million people menstruate daily, and a great number of them are still exposed to discrimination, stigma, and social ostracism. However, as cultural attitudes surrounding menstruation start to shift, several countries have taken their first step in assisting menstruators on their periods—first, by eradicating period poverty.