Campaigning for Women’s Rights in Healthcare

Di took part in an online event recently  talking about the #makemenopausematter campaign and why it matters.

She was speaking alongside Amika George who has campaigned to end period poverty in the UK.

Amika  is a 20-year-old student at Cambridge University, who, at the age of 17, started the Free Periods campaign from her bedroom to end period poverty in the UK. After reading about children missing school, as they were unable to afford menstrual products, Amika started an online movement, organised a protest in London, attended by over 2,000 young people, and launched a legal campaign. In 2019, Her campaign successfully persuaded the UK government to provide free menstrual products in all English schools and colleges from January 2020.

See the event below.