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Monday 27 March 2023 Dublin: 7°C

# the homeless period

All time
# it's 2018
We need to get rid of the shame and embarrassment around periods
61% of Irish teenage girls are embarrassed about their period.
# the homeless period
'It makes them feel like they're not forgotten about': The group tackling period poverty in Dublin
The Homeless Period Dublin is ensuring that women who are homeless or in direct provision don’t go without sanitary products.