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Home / Period Promise / Period Promise in Schools
When students don’t have access to menstrual products, they may experience anxiety, shame, and embarrassment – which may result in them missing school, extracurricular activities, and social opportunities.
Period Promise is devoted to making fundamental change and bringing menstrual equity to our schools.
Funded by the Government of Alberta, and with product sponsorship from Proctor & Gamble, United Ways across the province are joining together for a one-year project to provide free menstrual products in 50 Alberta schools.
Feedback from students is vital to understanding how period poverty affects youth in our community – particularly those who may be marginalized. Responses are completely anonymous, and data collected will help United Way and its partners better support the needs of people affected by period poverty and work toward achieving menstrual equity in our communities.
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