Global Impact

The vast majority of girls in rural Ethiopia, and so many other countries, do not have access to adequate menstrual hygiene products.

Tigray and Afar regions of Ethopia in Africa

Dignity Period's outreach extends to the Tigray and Afar regions of northern Ethiopia, which have
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

Menstruation supplies for ethiopian girls, reusable sanitary pads
Menstruation education

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.