The Sickening Truth About What It’s Like to Get Your Period in Prison
Women's Health
July 12, 2016

“We’re getting closer than ever before to menstrual equality: Periods are being de-stigmatized through initiatives like #TweetYourPeriod and efforts to end the ‘tampon tax.‘ And as the Washington Post reported in June, New York City has announced that they’ll soon begin providing free tampons and pads in public schools, prisons, and homeless shelters, with officials finally acknowledging that they’re ‘not a luxury’ and are “as necessary as toilet paper.’”

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