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ENDING PERIOD POVERTY

 

The National Foundation for Women Legislators (NFWL) is pleased to announce the winners of its “Ending Period Poverty with NFWL Contest.” The contest aimed to raise awareness about period poverty and to support innovative solutions to address this issue.

Thanks to Kimberly-Clark and its U by Kotex® brand, each winner will receive a $1,000 donation of period products to the community initiative of their choice, and the opportunity to be featured on NFWL’s social media channels throughout the month of May leading up to Period Poverty Awareness Week, May 22-28, 2023.

After receiving numerous entries from across the country, NFWL is proud to recognize these winners.

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Today marks the beginning of Period Poverty Awareness Week - a week created by the Alliance for Period Supplies to draw attention to the issue of period poverty and the negative impacts it has on people who menstruate. NFWL is honored to partner with @periodsupplies and take part in recognizing this crucial issue!⁠
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Stay tuned throughout the week for informative content about period poverty and to learn more about the winners of our 2024 Ending Period Poverty Initiative, where NFWL and Kimberly-Clark granted 13 female legislators $1,000 worth of period products to distribute to their communities through the initiatives of their choice!⁠
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"We need to be in the rooms where the decisions are made...We need to have parents in office who say 'Enough is enough!'" - Jamie Belsito, Founder & Director of Policy & Partnerships for @mmhla2⁠
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Get ready for an all-new episode of Elected Women Across America! This week, Jamie Belsito, Founder and Director of Policy & Partnerships for @mmhla2 joins us to discuss the critical issue of maternal mental health and how policymakers can better support mothers who are struggling. Listen now wherever you get your podcasts! ⁠
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