Makeshift Methods

 
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What happens when someone cannot access or afford the pricey products that line drugstore shelves? 

Common makeshift methods of period protection are often unsanitary and can come with health risks such as infection. These are just a few of the alternatives frequently used by people who struggle to access conventional menstrual products:                                       

 
 
 
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Toilet Paper

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Newspaper

 
 
 
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Cotton Balls

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Plastic Bags

 
 
 
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Towels + Rags

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Cardboard

 
 
 
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Socks

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Free Bleeding

 
 
 

What can we do about it?

Nobody should have to sacrifice their health or their dignity to deal with their periods. Provide people with the supplies they need by supporting one of the many organizations that are working on this cause.

Find out how you can help relieve the burden of a period.