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Making Reusable Period Products Work for Women

Top of Mind with Julie Rose
  • May 25, 2018 11:00 pm
  • 24:22

Guest: Celeste Mergens, Founder and CEO, Days for Girls When Celeste Mergens founded Days for Girls 10 years ago, it was one of the earliest nonprofit organizations to get involved in menstrual hygiene management on a global scale. Mergens says the issue wasn’t on her radar until she began working with an orphanage in Kenya that was struggling to provide for 1,400 children. How were the girls in the orphanage managing their periods? Mergens says the answer shocked her.