The vast majority of girls in rural Ethiopia, and so many other countries, do not have access to adequate menstrual hygiene products.
Dignity Period's outreach extends to the Tigray and Afar regions of northern Ethiopia, which have
been severely impacted by the pandemic and ongoing conflict.
Dignity Period has reached
Reached 175 schools
Educated 135,000 students
Delivered 66,000 pad kits
Saw a 24% drop in school absences among girls, compared to boys
During the pandemic, Dignity Period has provided pad kits to post-partum mothers through a collaboration at Ayder Hospital in Mekelle and to internally displaced refugees in the Tigray region.
Dignity Period has reached more than
students so far.
Period poverty also exists in the U.S.
Dignity Period has extended outreach to meet the hygiene needs of low-income women in our hometown of St. Louis and througout the U.S.