Through her work, Project Period founder Holly Bantleman has witnessed the devastating impact period poverty has on women and girls both here and abroad. “The impact on someone’s confidence, on their sense of pride, is huge,” she tells HuffPost UK. “I’ve spoken to women who are unable to take public transport because they’re on their periods and can’t leave the house, and that ends up having an impact on their work and the funds that they’re able to take home to their families.”