Access to period products is not only a public health concern but a political concern as well. In order to provide a solution to this issue legislative action will need to occur. A two fold approach is needed in which we work to provide additional period products to schools, but also educate elected officials on menstrual equity in schools.
Goal 1: To convey the gap in access to period products for middle and high school girls.
Goal 2: To ask for a greater budget in providing period products to title I county schools.
Goal 3: To have period product dispensers placed in high school bathrooms.
Goal 1: To convey the gap in access to period 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 period products in schools.
Goal 3: To ask for a budget line item providing period products to
title I schools.
Goal 1: To bring awareness to period poverty.
Goal 2: To add period products to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) and Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) program benefits.