CouldYou? Addresses Period Poverty to Underrepresented Groups Across San Diego County

San Diego, California--(Newsfile Corp. - June 6, 2022) - May 28th was Menstrual Hygiene Day, which recognizes the efforts to end period poverty, the lack of hygienic sanitary products and menstrual education, to destigmatize menstruation. However, this is an issue women face daily and so Blue Shield of California Promise Health Plan sponsored CouldYou?'s first health education campaign in the United States, which will distribute 1,000 menstrual cups to immigrant, refugee, black, indigenous, and women of color, as well as to women living in rural communities across San Diego County.

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Key Takeaways:

  • Blue Shield of California Promise Health Plan sponsored CouldYou?'s first health education campaign in the United States, which will distribute 1,000 menstrual cups to immigrant, refugee, black, indigenous, and women of color, as well as to women living in rural communities across San Diego County.
  • One in five menstruators in the US miss school during menstruation and one in four cannot afford menstrual products.
  • CouldYou?'s mission is to increase access to menstrual education and products that are sustainable, hygienic, and sanitary.

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About CouldYou? 

CouldYou? is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to curating, proving and scaling solutions to poverty in partnership with governments, NGO's, businesses and individuals.  Our current focus is to end period poverty by 2040. The CouldYou? Cup is currently being distributed to marginalized girls, in eight countries around the world, with the grassroots intention of changing reality to a world where menstruators no longer miss school and period poverty no longer exists.  For more information, visit http://couldyoucup.org. Or follow us on Instagram or Facebook. 

Blue Shield of California Promise Health Plan

Blue Shield of California Promise Health Plan is a managed care organization, wholly owned by Blue Shield of California, offering Medi-Cal and Cal MediConnect. It is led by healthcare professionals with a "members-first" philosophy and committed to building a quality network of providers and partnering with community organizations for more than 400,000 members. For more information about Blue Shield of California Promise Health Plan, please visit www.blueshieldca.com/promise. For more news about Blue Shield of California, please visit www.news.blueshieldca.com. Or follow us on LinkedIn, Twitter, or Facebook

Contacts:

Christine Garde Denning
+1 (917) 796-1961
christine@couldyou.org

Catherine Davis
+1 (562) 331-2100
catherine@allegravita.com

Source: Allegravita

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