Meet The Women Working On The Front Lines To Destigmatize Your Period

As Joanne continued to work with families in need of diapers, she found that the majority of the women she met also lacked access to things like tampons, soap, and toothpaste. “These things are necessities, not luxuries,” she declares. There are no state or federal subsidies for most of these products, and they’re often treated, from an institutional end, as extraneous. So, Joanne set out to do something about that.