Access to feminine hygiene products is not only a public health concern but a political concern as well. In order to truly create change around this issue legislative action will need to be taken. A two fold approach is needed in which we work to provide additional feminine hygiene products to schools, but also work with elected officials to create policy around this issue.
Goal 1: To convey the gap in access to feminine hygiene products for middle and high school girls.
Goal 2: To ask for a greater budget in providing feminine hygiene products to title I county schools.
Goal 3: To have feminine hygiene dispensers placed in highschool bathrooms.
Goal 1: To convey the gap in access to feminine hygiene products for women and girls in low income families.
Goal 2: To advocate for the continued allocation of funds to the Georgia Department of Education to provide feminine hygiene essentials in schools.
Goal 3: To ask for a budget line item providing feminine hygiene products to
title I schools.
Goal 1: To bring awareness to period poverty.
Goal 2: To add feminine hygiene products to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) and Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) program benefits.