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The unsanitary truth about period poverty – and what governments can do

Governments are increasingly taking action to tackle period poverty and pain - but more can be done. Image: UNICEF/South Sudan/2018/Chol

Victoria Masterson

Senior Writer, Formative Content

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Better sanitation facilities in schools would help tackle period poverty in low-income countries. Image: WHO/UNICEF
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