Many students in poverty get their menstrual products from school, but what happens during the summer months? A supply drive is underway to help them. Lauren Petty reports.
Period poverty. It’s when someone doesn’t have access to menstrual products — often because they simply can’t afford them. Scotland recently became the first country in the world to make period products free to every citizen who needs them. But here in the U.S., they are not even exempt from taxes placed on luxury goods in many states. NBCLX Storyteller...