A global non-profit organization fighting to end period poverty and stigma through service, education, and advocacy.
What We Do
Distributing menstrual products to people in need.
PERIOD distributes free menstrual products to communities in need. Check out the service page and the FAQs to learn about how to become a service partner or receive products.
In 2020, Period distributed over
to menstruators in need.
Photo Credit to Grace Lin
Providing educational resources for menstruators and allies to explore intersectional approaches to menstrual equity.
Menstrual equity combats both period poverty and stigma. PERIOD empowers local activists with grassroots training and education to find an approach that is compatible with their community. Our global network can be a tool for young activists to learn how to best serve those experiencing period poverty.
PERIOD has volunteer chapters and partners in 49 states and in over
Photo Credit to Jin Lee
Advocating for systemic change through policy & legislation.
PERIOD works with the fundamental ethic that period rights are human rights. We believe menstruators - whether in school, prison, jail, or any public place - deserve safe and accessible period management products. The menstrual movement is a youth-led movement, where we hope to amplify the voices of young activists in their efforts to make systemic change to combat period poverty.