Is to reduce period poverty among underprivileged menstruators in India by providing them with sustainable menstrual products and comprehensive education on menstrual management.
Our initial goal is to help 1 lakh menstruators from low-income households live with period dignity.
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About Project Period
Project Period is a campaign to enable making informed choices in menstruation management to reduce period poverty in India. So far, Streedhan has made accessible over 3500 sustainable kits to menstruators from low-income households in various parts of India, combining material access with workshops focused on healthy practices and informed choice.
At the policy level:
Streedhan is working with Swach Bharat Abhiyan and state governments to promote sustainable menstruation. Dr.Garikipati with UNICEF Wash Dept has incorporated sustainable menstrual material in the National Menstrual Guidelines.
In terms of digital reach:
Streedhan has been conducting digital campaigns in collaboration with 100+ youth-led Girl Up clubs under the aegis of the United Nations Foundation.
Streedhan’s efforts are supplemented by field research projects with Liverpool University focused on Menstrual Health and Implications for Sustainability.