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Episode 54

Share The Dignity | Ending period poverty for women doing it tough.

Rochelle Courtenay is the founder of Share the Dignity, a charity that distributes period products to women experiencing homelessness, fleeing domestic violence, and doing it tough.

Share the Dignity collects thousands of period products each year and distributes them directly to charities across Australia. This provides period products to women, girls, and anyone who menstruates and needs support. When someone is doing it tough, the last thing on their mind should be dealing with their period

They work with over 2,500 charities and have 5000 volunteers have had 2.8 million packets of pads and tampons donated and have had over $50 million donated.

Share the Dignity also work on advocacy by aiming to end period poverty in Australia, and have helped to axe the tampon tax in 2018 and are now focused on ensuring all public hospitals offer free sanitary items to those who need them through. Further, they are working on ending the shame and stigma around periods through their Period Pride campaign.

173,000 women turned to homelessness services last year, every single one of them was looking for somewhere safer. For them, buying sanitary products is probably the last thing on their mind, and they’re having to resort to socks and newspaper.

Rochelle Courtenay, Share the Dignity

Share the Dignity | Rochelle Courtenay

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Mentioned in conversation…

  • The meaning of ‘period poverty’ and who is affected here in Australia

  • Rochelles’s personal story of abuse and hardship led her to create Share The Dignity

  • Bringing Share the Dignity to life

  • The breadth and depth of impact Share The Dignity spreads

  • What’s coming up and how you can get involved

 

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