Advocacy Case Study: Menstrual Dignity for Students Toolkit
When it comes to menstrual health advocacy, Days for Girls believes in the power of unity – and learning from the policy wins of others. That’s why we’re excited to highlight Oregon State, USA's 𝐌𝐞𝐧𝐬𝐭𝐫𝐮𝐚𝐥 𝐃𝐢𝐠𝐧𝐢𝐭𝐲 𝐟𝐨𝐫 𝐒𝐭𝐮𝐝𝐞𝐧𝐭𝐬 𝐓𝐨𝐨𝐥𝐤𝐢𝐭!
This awesome toolkit outlines the objectives of 𝐎𝐫𝐞𝐠𝐨𝐧'𝐬 𝐌𝐞𝐧𝐬𝐭𝐫𝐮𝐚𝐥 𝐃𝐢𝐠𝐧𝐢𝐭𝐲 𝐀𝐜𝐭, which requires provision of period products in public schools.
It’s a fantastic example of what it takes to make policy 𝘢𝘤𝘤𝘦𝘴𝘴𝘪𝘣𝘭𝘦 𝘵𝘰 𝘢𝘭𝘭 (by equipping readers with practical information) and how to empower stakeholders to leverage bill provisions for lasting change.
As Days for Girls advocates and partners champion similar legislation across the country, this resource is a great blueprint for navigating what happens 𝘢𝘧𝘵𝘦𝘳 a bill is passed – 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐡𝐨𝐰 𝐭𝐨 𝐭𝐮𝐫𝐧 𝐩𝐨𝐥𝐢𝐜𝐲 𝐠𝐨𝐚𝐥𝐬 𝐢𝐧𝐭𝐨 𝐫𝐞𝐚𝐥𝐢𝐭𝐲 𝐛𝐲 𝐩𝐮𝐭𝐭𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐭𝐨𝐨𝐥𝐬 𝐢𝐧 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐡𝐚𝐧𝐝𝐬 𝐨𝐟 𝐞𝐯𝐞𝐫𝐲𝐝𝐚𝐲 𝐩𝐞𝐨𝐩𝐥𝐞.