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Dealing with the Politics and Economics of Menstruation in Developing Countries

Lorrie Lynn King (right), International Founder and Executive Director, 50 Cents Period.Org
Credit Elaine Oyzon-Mast
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In 2011, Clarkston, Georgia resident and public health professional Lorrie Lynn King and her partners founded a non-profit called 50 Cents period.org.  

Its mission is to provide women in developing parts of the world with sanitary products and information on managing their menstruation hygiene.  

In a recent conversation with WABE’s Steve Goss, Ms. King recalled what she discovered three years ago during a visit to underserved rural schools in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. 

A conversation with Lorrie Lynn King