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Quiet dignity: Grace Outreach Team helping women navigate 'period poverty'

By MARTY QUEEN

Senior Reporter, THE PAPER

Posted 9/16/23

The outward effects of poverty aren’t the only ones that hurt. One form of impoverishment, called “period poverty" — the lack of access to menstrual hygiene products — hits young women exclusively and can have debilitating consequences. 

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