Marginalized communities face a myriad of challenges when it comes to personal hygiene. Limited access to clean water, sanitation facilities, and hygiene products makes it difficult for individuals to maintain proper hygiene practices. Additionally, cultural norms, low education levels, and a lack of awareness further compound the problem.
Menstruation is particularly difficult for homeless women. Along with the everyday struggle of finding food, shelter, and basic resources, during menstruation, they also face the challenge of getting sanitary pads and the privacy to change them. Without access to menstrual hygiene products, periods can be devastating time for women experiencing homelessness.
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