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25 Aug 2020 • 24 mins
Period poverty affects girls and women across the world who can’t afford to buy sanitary pads or tampons each month. So what are the alternatives? In a refugee camp in Jordan, we follow one woman as she tries to get a sanitary pad micro-factory off the ground. While in Malawi, they’re handing out menstrual cups to teenagers.This podcast was first published on 7 May 2019Presenter: Vibeke VenemaProducer: Tom Colls(Photo Caption: A menstrual cup / Photo Credit: Getty Images)