High school students launch drive to supply period products

Avery Bruen and Weining Ding formed a group called EmpowerHer to supply fellow students with free tampons and pads. (Credit: Radio IQ)

Three years ago, Virginia’s legislature voted to make free tampons and pads available to girls in middle and high school, but the measure did not provide money for that expense. 

Now, young women in Albemarle County have mobilized to ensure access to period products, as Sandy Hausman reports.

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