A delicious afternoon tea was enjoyed on August 9th and raised £201 for Barrow Women’s Centre http://www.womenscommunitymatters.org/ to tackle “Period Poverty”
Some facts about Period Poverty https://www.freeperiods.org/mission
1 in 10 girls can’t afford to buy menstrual products according to Plan International UK.
Over 137,000 children the UK have missed school because of period poverty.
Menstrual products cost more than £18,000 in a women’s life (£13 every month).