Research participants needed

The title of this research study is - Period poverty in New Zealand: the failed recognition of menstrual supplies as basic health necessities.

Period poverty is a woman’s inability to afford menstrual supplies. This research seeks to understand why women believe menstrual supplies are not recognised as basic health necessities and how this can be fixed at the policy level. You will be asked to describe your knowledge of, and experience with, period poverty in New Zealand.


You may be eligible for this study if you:

  •     Are a South Asian woman
  •     Are over 18 years old
  •     Have been affected by period poverty
  •     Can effectively communicate in English


If you are interested in taking part in this study, please read the Participant Information Sheet and Consent Form available here before contacting:

Vinuli Withanarachchie
Phone: 09 3737599 ext. 89208