Period Poverty – Access to Menstrual Products is a Right. Period.

Being a young mother of two, Rachel Krengel was faced with a dilemma. The 23-year-old faced a delay in welfare payments and was struggling to support her family. The family had fell into a dire situation where the family’s poverty and debt began to consume them. When the family’s financial constraints began to tighten, one of the of the necessities that Rachel went without were menstrual products.

Luxembourg’s WMN in Film

According to the Celluloid Ceiling, women make up 21% of all directors, writers, producers, executive producers, editors and cinematographers working on the top 100 grossing films as of 2020. Two of those women, Karolina Markiewicz and Marion Guth, use their platforms to bring attention to social issues including feminism, immigration, sexual violence during wartime, colonization and much more.