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  •   Home > News > Education

    A call for more action to deal with young people's experiences with period poverty

    A call for more action to deal with young people's experiences with period poverty


    The Youth 19 survey is the latest in a series of health and wellbeing surveys, and talked to almost eight thousand kids up to the age of 18.

    It's found more than 21% of students in decile one schools missed school due to a lack of menstrual products.

    KidsCan's CEO and founder Julie Chapman says she would like to see government help.

    She says something needs to be done to address this issue sooner rather than later.

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