Menstruation remains a topic shrouded in taboo and misinformation, despite half of the world's population experiencing it. Your position statement published in the December 2022 issue outlines important steps in reducing period poverty, including access to menstrual health education.
1I want to make JPAG readers aware of the Period Education Project (PEP), a non-profit that trains and equips medical students to provide medically accurate menstrual health education in their communities.
- Harrison Megan E.
- et al.
NASPAG Position Statement: Eliminating Period Poverty in Adolescents and Young Adults Living in North America.
Journal of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology. 1 Dec. 2022; 35: 609-611https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpag.2022.07.011
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- NASPAG Position Statement: Eliminating Period Poverty in Adolescents and Young Adults Living in North America.Journal of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology. 1 Dec. 2022; 35: 609-611https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpag.2022.07.011
- Sex and HIV Education.Guttmacher Institute, 3 Jan. 2023
Accepted: March 9, 2023
Received in revised form: February 24, 2023
Received: January 16, 2023
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Journal of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology 1/6/2023
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