Hi everyone, I’m Charlotte, your Community and Volunteering Officer. I have been working with the External Engagement Zone to bring you another community project which you can get involved with! This time we are looking at tackling the problem of period poverty in Southampton with a multi-campus Red Box Project throughout the whole of March to coincide with Women’s Month.

What is period poverty?

‘Period poverty’ is a term which refers to a lack of access to essential sanitary products due to financial constraints. Sanitary products such as tampons are sold at inflated prices with an additional ‘tampon tax’ due … Read the rest