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Tampons Shortage Raises Awareness About Menstrual Equity, 'Green' Period Products

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J Froelich
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KUAF
Retail menstrual tampon shortages this spring and summer are raising awareness about access and alternative period products.

A supply-chain shortage of tampons this summer is raising awareness about menstrual equity or equal access to menstrual products. University of Arkansas has lead the way in menstrual equity, among public institutions in the state for several years. We also learn about sustainable alternatives to conventional period products.