Decolonizing and demystifying the needs of remote Northern menstruators – Nunavut News

by ahnationtalk on April 17, 202464 Views

New data released in groundbreaking report as ‘period poverty’ addressed through products shipped to the North

“How do you take something that’s broadly good, and tailor it to the local context?” asks Fariya Mohiuddin, senior program officer, tax and policy (global) at the International Budget Partnership.

This is a key piece of the puzzle when dealing with structural issues in remote Northern Indigenous communities.

“Often, the book needs to be rewritten,” she says.

This is what Nicole White and her team at Moon Time Connections (MTC), the federal government, and scholars at the University of Saskatchewan are attempting to do when tackling the issue of inequality of access to menstrual products in Canada.

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