Why Always Wants to Teach Girls and Boys About Puberty

Educating people about periods is the key to building confidence in young girls.
May 31, 2019 8:45 AM ET

Many people around the world miss out on school or work, and opt out of activities they enjoy, like sports or eating certain foods, every month — just because of their period. The reasons are endless — maybe they’ve been told they’re dirty because they have periods, they don’t have pads or tampons, or they don’t have access to clean water and toilets.

To help break the silence around periods that stops people from getting they need information about the process, period product brand Always is partnering with the nonprofit organization WASH United in honor of Menstrual Hygiene Day on May 28. Together, they are stressing the important role that period education for everyone plays in enabling women and girls to reach their full potential. 

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