Gina Rodriguez wants to talk about your period

1 in 5 American girls miss school each month due to lack of period protection and Gina Rodriguez is out to change that.
1:48 | 09/07/18

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De Beers and talk about her here. And one in every five American girls suffers from access to examine height products that means every month. One every five girls is missing school in the evening school. It's missing opportunities to learn things that are going to propel her into the future because of the lack access to. Hygiene products. And I told my girlfriends about this and it really know that's that's great that's so hot and I think that's how else. That is just way too high so period poverty is in reference to the lack of access to the senate hygiene products. Has tech and period poverty. He is what we are using two have a conversation about the lack of access to feminine hygiene products. You can purchase a leaf product. And they will make a donation because of your purchase. To think and that's the access to good education is already difficult for those that are socially economically challenged and then we'll bring more barriers. More hurdles. Such as this one that is so personal to a woman that news can be stolen comfortable. I ain't an impassioned choose between those barriers can you walk down the street in New York City. You'll see. You know dozens of 1516. Hope things. You read those. Have taxes van. Every single month. Every month can't run from that as a woman you cannot run from buying yourself some cats. For the month and you would help another girl can. I mean that's that's treatment I think that we have that power exchange. Is is really powerful.

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