Let’s talk about it, period : achieving menstrual equity in Canada / Karen Vecchio, chair.: XC71-1/1-441-8E-PDF

"Women and individuals who menstruate in Canada can face barriers in accessing menstrual products, hygiene facilities and education regarding menstrual health. They experience what is called menstrual poverty ... Menstrual poverty can have negative consequences for individuals who are affected, such as having to miss school or work because of a lack of menstrual products. Menstrual equity refers to equal and comprehensive access to menstrual products and to menstrual health education. Achieving menstrual equity in Canada requires implementing a multitude of initiatives rather than relying on a “one-size-fits-all” solution, as women and individuals who menstruate are diverse and have different needs ... To help achieve menstrual equity in Canada, the House of Commons Standing Committee on the Status of Women, based on witness testimony, put forward 11 recommendations directed to the Government of Canada"--Summary, page [2].

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Department/Agency Canada. Parliament. House of Commons. Standing Committee on the Status of Women, author, issuing body.
Title Let’s talk about it, period : achieving menstrual equity in Canada / Karen Vecchio, chair.
Series title Report of the Standing Committee on the Status of Women ; 8th report, 44th Parliament, 1st Session
Publication type Series - View Master Record
Language [English]
Other language editions [French]
Format Electronic
Electronic document
Note(s) Issued also in French under title: Atteindre l’équité menstruelle au Canada : les règles, parlons-en.
Includes bibliographical references.
Publishing information [Ottawa] : House of Commons, Canada = Chambre des communes, Canada, November 2023.
Author / Contributor Vecchio, Karen, 1971-
Description 1 online resource (vii, 31 pages).
Catalogue number
  • XC71-1/1-441-8E-PDF
Subject terms Menstruation -- Social aspects -- Canada.
Menstrual products -- Social aspects -- Canada.
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