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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
Lorrie Lynn King (right), International Founder and Executive Director, 50 Cents Period.Org
Credit Elaine Oyzon-Mast

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