Reuse Littleborough supports the Red Box Project

Reuse Littleborough has become the latest group to support the Red Box Project – a campaign aimed at preventing period poverty within the local community.

Statistics from girls’ rights charity Plan International UK show that period poverty is a very real problem as one in ten girls (10%) have been unable to afford sanitary wear, whilst one in seven girls (15%) have struggled to afford sanitary products.

The local Red Box Project Rochdale is co-ordinated by Anna Stokes, of Heywood, who took on the role in June, to ensure no young women in Rochdale miss school or suffer embarrassment because they have their period.

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