I Can Relate: Period Edition In Celebration Of The First National Period Day

Today is the first official   #NationalPeriodDay, a new movement in which women and men in all 50 states will rally to push for an end to period poverty. The mission is to demand that menstrual products/resources become accessible for all and for the #TamponTax to come to an end.

According to Period.org, 35 U.S. States still have a sales tax on period products considering them non-essential items. One in four women struggle to afford period products due to a lack of income. In the first city-wide study on period poverty, it was found that 46 percent of low-income women had to choose between a meal and period products.

The movement is one that will change the stigma surrounding menstrual cycles. While it may appear to be an affordable, non-issue for some, there are millions of homeless and low-income women around the world who are not educated or equipped to care for their menstruation.

The reality is women get periods, they are a part of life – literally. Without them, none of us would be here. The love-hate relationship is one that all women can relate to. So as we celebrate the first National Period Day, here are some relatable tweets!

Comment your worst #PeriodPain and to get more involved make sure to visit Period.Org

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I Can Relate: Period Edition In Celebration Of The First National Period Day – Written by: @RaquelHarrisTV (swipe) ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Today is the first official  #NationalPeriodDay, a new movement in which men and women in all 50 states will rally to push for an end to period poverty. The mission is to demand that menstrual products/resources become accessible for all and for the #TamponTax to come to an end. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ According to Period.org, 35 U.S. States still have a sales tax on period products considering them non-essential items. One in four women struggle to afford period products due to a lack of income. In the first city-wide study on period poverty, it was found that 46 percent of low-income women had to choose between a meal and period products. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ The movement is one that will change the stigma surrounding menstrual cycles. While it may appear to be an affordable, non-issue for some, there are millions of homeless and low-income women around the world who are not educated or equipped to care for their menstruation. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ The reality is women get periods, they are a part of life – literally. Without them, none of us would be here. The love-hate relationship is one that all women can relate to. So as we celebrate the first National Period Day, here are some relatable tweets! ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Comment your worst #PeriodPain and to get more involved make sure to visit Period.Org

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