Monday, June 12, 2017

"there are tens of thousands of girls in [South Korea] unable to afford proper menstrual products"


Yuhan-Kimberly, the dominant maker of sanitary products in the country, raised prices of its pads by 20%—even though pad prices in Korea were already among the highest in the region. A public discussion has kept going since then, breaking down long-standing taboos in Korea around talking about the issue