Claire Hunt

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A Plan International study on young females in Ireland found that almost 50 per cent of girls aged between 12 and 19 found it difficult to pay for sanitary products

The recent passing of a Bill in the Scottish parliament to bring in the legal right to free access to sanitary products has brought sharp focus to the(...)

With most women needing more than one pack and many also needing painkillers a woman’s 13 periods cost more than €100 per year. Photograph: iStock/Getty Images

In a scene from I, Daniel Blake, Katie, a young, single mother visits a food bank and, while picking up some vegetables and other staples, asks if the(...)

Homeless Period Ireland’s mission is to supply sanitary towels and tampons to the most financially deprived women in our country.

Of all the times of year, Christmas is the very worst for bringing disparities of wealth into sharp relief. There are those lucky people who live with(...)