Queens lawmakers demand city Department of Education provide feminine hygiene supplies to meal hubs

Four Queens lawmakers and students in Astoria are urging the New York City Department of Education to make feminine hygiene products available at all meal hubs throughout the city. 

Maloney said menstruation doesn’t stop because of COVID-19 and access to menstrual products remains a challenge and hardship for too many.

“Period poverty is real and anyone who needs access to menstrual products should still be able get them through our schools. I commend the students leading this important initiative,” Maloney said.

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