Chicago Tonight

Women Forced to Choose Between Food and Menstrual Products

Clip: 11/20/2019 | 7m 10s | Video has closed captioning.

Nearly 25 million American women living below the poverty line are faced with a terrible choice every month: whether to spend money on menstrual hygiene products or other necessities. We explore what’s called period poverty – and the movement to end it.

Aired: 11/20/19

Rating: NR

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