Its true superheros don’t all wear capes! Emily from Hokianga is a wahine kaha for doing her part as a wahine as a human to not sit on the fence and talk about the issues we have here in Aotearoa. But she is a doer she is getting her hands dirty to help tackle Period Poverty. She lives in Kirikiriroa and she has the backing of the community and are surrounded by an awesome team and whanau to help serve this purpose “Period Poverty.” Grap yourself a snack and tune in to thie korero around this kaupapa and things we can do to create and support the ongoing kaupapa for our young wahine out there.
Did you know
1 in 2 women in Aotearoa find it difficult to access menstrual products due to cost.
1 in 5 women in Aotearoa have missed school or work due to lack of period products
More than 33% of women in Aotearoa had to choose food over menstrual products
29% of under 17 year olds have missed school or work due to not having access to sanitary items.
Check out https://www.thegoodfund.co.nz/ if you are needing help or know someone who needs support and help when it comes to sanitary products.