This is how homeless women cope with their periods.

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This is how homeless women cope with their periods.

Homelessness is not easy for anyone. Not knowing where your next meal, or even your next shower, is coming from is often a deeply vulnerable, sometimes humiliating and even dangerous situation.

But for many women who live on the streets, dealing with periods is an especial burden, adding another layer of worry, fear and anxiety to a tough situation. Every month, thousands of homeless women deal with anything from having no sanitary supplies to becoming infected.

A growing number of initiatives are addressing this special yet very common issue. Watch how homeless women deal with the challenges posed by their periods, and how we can help…

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