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Share the Dignity launches Period Pride campaign, seeks March Dignity Drive donations | Bendigo Advertiser



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AN initiative tackling period poverty has set its sights on a key barrier to seeking support – stigma. Share the Dignity is seeking to start conversations about menstruation with the launch of a national campaign, Period Pride. “We know that there are people experiencing period poverty who are not asking for help, due to the deep seeded feelings of shame and embarrassment surrounding our periods,” Lauren Read, the regional leader for the Bendigo area, said. “If we can help break down this stigma, then we can help reach those people who so desperately need assistance.” More news: International Women’s Day marked with calls for justice Share the Dignity is aiming to prompt discussions about people’s experiences with…

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