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February 2, Period poverty, a lack of access to menstrual hygiene products, and other unmet menstrual health needs can have far-reaching consequences for women and girls in the United States and globally. Lauren F. Cardoso, a graduate student in Social Welfare at University of Pennsylvania and a research assistant at George Mason University at the time of the study was lead author. Our findings document the pervasiveness of period poverty among college-aged women and underscores the negative mental health implications.
John Ruwitch. China's ruling Communist Party has declared "total victory" over extreme poverty. Did that really happen, and if so, how?