URGENT - INCLUDE MENSTRUAL HEALTH IN SCHOOL CURRICULUM - #LetsTalkPeriod
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UPDATE: Although the New York State Legislative Session ended on June 20, you can still sign the #LetsTalkPeriod petition and let lawmakers know that endometriosis should be a necessary part of education in New York state.
Senator Sue Serino (R, C, I—Hyde Park) and Assemblymember Linda Rosenthal (D/WF—Manhattan), the bill sponsors responsible for successfully repealing the infamous "Tampon Tax," have teamed up again to help educate school-aged young women about their menstrual health.
Support bill S. 8543/A. 10763 requiring the New York Commissioners of Health and Education to develop age-appropriate educational materials for endometriosis, and other menstrual disorders, to be made available to school districts and health care practitioners across NY State.
The goal of the bill is to raise awareness about these conditions to ensure that young women have the information they need to effectively advocate for their personal health. Given the seriousness of this disease, and the stigma often associated with discussing menstrual health, it is critical that the state makes an effort to educate young women on this important issue.
New York State is taking the lead with this legislation so that all states follow suit to include the same educational materials in their school curriculums!
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