Emily Stewart

Period Friendly Bristol

Period Friendly Bristol and other national developments

2019 was a really exciting year for Bristol, The Real Period Project and especially for period equity and dignity across the UK.   The Period Poverty Taskforce began meeting and we are excited to be involved in the Stigma & Education working group which is making recommendations to the Taskforce. It’s been great working alongside …

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Why period poverty is about so much more than just free pads (part 2)

In part 1 of this post, we looked at the development of period poverty action across the UK, starting at grass roots level and culminating in three out of the four UK countries promising to provide free products in schools, colleges and universities, and in Scotland, public buildings too. In this second part, we’ll look …

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Why Period Poverty is about so much more than free pads (part 1)

There’s no doubt that finally the most of the UK has started to address period poverty. Since the 2016 film I, Daniel Blake raised awareness nationally about the issue of period poverty in the UK, everyone from individual local councils to – finally – Westminster has promised to tackle this problem that many couldn’t believe was an …

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