Period Poverty in Lebanon: A call to act against this new Reality!


“I usually consume two packs of menstrual pads per period, I wonder if I will still be able to afford them in the future. The prices are going crazy and this is becoming an additional source of anxiety, not only for me, but for many others!”  Salma, a 24-year-old young woman who will not be the only one in Lebanon suffering from period poverty. Projections indicate that more than half of the women will face period poverty by December 2020. The already existing hyperinflation in the prices of sanitary products (a 500% increase) has limited 66% of adolescents girls living in Lebanon from buying sanitary pads, and the percentage is still in increase!

Join Fe-Male in encountering the stigma around menstruation and fighting period poverty!