People in Homelessness
The US has the highest number of homeless women and children of any industrialized nation. Women account for nearly 40% of all homeless individuals. In addition, one in five transgender individuals have experienced homelessness at some point in their lives, often while attempting to escape abuse or after being kicked out of their homes by unaccepting parents.
How might we offer better access to menstrual hygiene care and safe sanitary spaces for people who menstruate while homeless?
Did you know...
Shelter restrooms are sometimes unclean or insecure, and public restrooms are typically closed at night when unexpected needs arise.