CBC.ca: Advocacy group launches letter-writing campaign to address period poverty in Alberta

No Woman Without is an organization that started as a donation drive for menstrual products and is now doing advocacy work and raising funds so women everywhere in Canada can have access to clean tampons and pads. (Kate Bueckert/CBC)

No Woman Without launched the letter-writing campaign this month.

To whom it may concern, I am on my period. 

That’s the beginning of every letter Scarlet Bjornson hopes women in Alberta send to their local MLAs and MPs every time they are menstruating to raise awareness about period poverty — the lack of readily accessible menstrual products for people who need them.

Bjornson, who is from Edmonton, is the founder of No Woman Without, an organization that started as a donation drive for menstrual products and is now doing advocacy work and raising funds so women everywhere in Canada can have access to clean tampons and pads.

(Read whole story at cbc.ca)