This is a sponsored post with Always.
When it comes to raising my daughters I always like to think I am raising strong, unstoppable girls. Nothing is more uncomfortable as puberty and now that my teen has her period, there’s a lot that’s changed. I started to notice my normally happy and cheerful child slowly becoming more withdrawn so I went to talk to her about it.
Turns out she was uncomfortable during her period and just talking about it helped her know that she can still come to me, even with things that may feel a little uncomfortable.
Did you know that one in five girls in the U.S. has missed time at school because she did not have feminine hygiene products. It causes girls to miss valuable educational opportunities, sports.
While lack of access to period products is typically associated with girls in other countries, period poverty isn’t just someone else’s problem. It’s happening right here in North America.
Just check out this video to learn more:
There are some things that we can do to help end period poverty:
- Donate product to your local school or food bank. Feminine hygiene products are one of the most needed items at many local organizations and they are one of the least donated.
- Buy Always pads at your local Walmart and donate them.
- Join the conversation and share the video on social with #EndPeriodPoverty
YouYou can help girls Always Live #LikeAGirl and join to #EndPeriodPoverty. Together, let’s make sure every girl has the period products she needs to stay in school, because helping her stay in education is key to her growth.