changing the narrative of menstruation

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This is how we do it:

1. Swish/transfer your donation
2. We facilitate workshops regarding menstrual hygiene and health on site and purchase menstrual products with your donations 

3. We distribute the products to persons who needs them


You can read about our work in a newsarticle in the  Swedish newspaper Sydsvenskan,  listen to a interview on Sveriges Radio, and read about why we think this is important in the Swedish newspaper ETC.

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Menstruation is a natural physiological process that requires proper management. Studies show that many persons who menstruates do not have the means for self-care and do not get the support they need, which hinders their ability to carry on with everyday activities and may also establish a foundation for life-long disempowerment.


Menstrual stigma and health risk do not kill like unsafe abortion, but it blights health and development.
It hinders peoples abilities to carry out every day activities, weakens their self-esteem and conditions poor health-care seeking (Chandra-Mouli and Patel, Reproductive Health, 2017). 


Together with Mensual you can address this issue by providing persons that menstruate with hygienic and functional sanitary products.


Purchases for Lesvos since 2018

Total amount of purchases:

Total amount of sanitary pads distributed: 67 814

Total amount of sanitary pads distributed: 67 814

February:

Saturday 16th, Feb:  sanitary pads, 224 euro

Monday 18th, Feb: sanitary pads, 914 euro

Monday 18th, Feb: sanitary pads, 733 euro

Tuesday 19th, Feb: sanitary pads, 111 euro

Tuesday 19th, Feb: sanitary pads, 313 euro

July:

27 menstrual cups, 250 euro

August:

shipment of sanitary pads, 300 euro

November:

sanitary pads, 39 366,27 sek


Total amount of sanitary pads distributed: 67 814

Total amount of sanitary pads distributed: 67 814

Total amount of sanitary pads distributed: 67 814

February

14 796 pads to 

Pikpa camp, Bashira Centre and One Happy Family, Lesvos.

August:

 12  528 pads to 

Hope Café Athens.

November: 

30 490 pads

29 menstrual cups

60 tampons to 

Pikpa Camp, Bashira Centre, One Happy Family, 

Kara tepe camp, Rowing together, Lesvos.

December:

10 000 pads

70 000 diapers

1000 units of toothpaste to

Attika Human Support, Lesvos.