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De-stigmatizing Periods Starts at Home

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We recently heard about a high school boy in Florida who started his own campaign to take the shame out of menstruation at his school. We think this kid has the right idea!

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As the article notes:

In some parts of the world, strong stigmas around periods have consequences for women and girls that are far worse than a little embarrassment.

That’s exactly why Over the Moon’s mission is so important. It’s also why we joined WASH United’s partner network for Menstrual Hygiene Day.

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