Period poverty describes the struggle faced by women and girls who cannot afford the cost of menstrual products, like pads or tampons. Having a period is a regular occurrence for 50% of the population; however for those who cannot afford basic sanitary supplies, it can become a monthly ordeal that limits their ability to go to school or work. Access to period products is a necessity, yet 1 in 3 Canadian women have sacrificed something else to buy pads or tampons.


During the month of March, there are some wonderful initiatives happening to raise awareness, funds, and donations for this important cause. All donations collected will be distributed by the United Way in Saskatoon, and by Moon Time Sisters across Saskatchewan.

Here are a few ways for you to be part of the solution:

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