All I Want For Christmas is….Tampons?

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Having your period is bloody annoying (easy pun, I couldn’t resist, I do apologise). Even with all the feminine supplies, duvets, funny movies, hot water bottles and chocolate one can moderate, whilst still going about your business, it’s a pain. So imagine how much worse it is for homeless women who may not have the basic supplies of towels or tampons, or facilities to change these in regularly. It makes that time of a month, not just an inevitable nuisance, but a dread of humiliation, depression and possible danger.

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Recently I came across a site called abloodygoodcause.wordpress.com, it is an initiative started to collect sanitary products and deliver them to homeless shelters.comet-article.jpg

The women that set up this initiative, Sanya Masood and Sophie Harrold, took action upon being inspired by The Homeless Period campaign.

The Homeless Period campaign, an initiative set up with the rightful belief that tampons and towels should be…

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Author: Bookmark Chronicles

Hi! I'm Rae. 23. Avid Reader, Book Blogger. Intersectional Feminist. Gryffindor.

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