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Weʼre raising £500 to provide menstrual cups to homeless women who otherwise can't afford these products.

Cheltenham, UK

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A Natural Cycle

We currently live in a world where women are taxed for their natural menstrual cycle. There is a deep stigma in society around periods. The problems surrounding this issue have not been addressed. Primarily, the cost of sanitary products along with the tampon tax (in the UK) is unfeasible for many women around the world. Furthermore, the reliance on single-use products is environmentally unsustainable and the danger to women’s health is far from ideal.

The menstrual cup is a reusable, safe, eco-friendly alternative that is designed for long term use. This innovative project can help the every-day woman as well as those in difficult situations. For many homeless people sanitary products are far beyond their reach. However, proper sanitation is a basic need – the menstrual cup could be a sustainable solution.

This is the beginning of a long-term project to help raise funds to get menstrual cups to homeless people, starting in Cheltenham, UK and also Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago. All money donated to this page will go to buying menstrual cups which will be distributed to women in need and any profits made from the prints will also go towards this cause.

If you would like to be involved in this on-going development please send inquiries to daniellefsalloum@gmail.com

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  • Danielle Salloum2 months ago
    Danielle Salloum

    Danielle Salloum

    2 months ago

    Artwork displayed in The Wilson Art Gallery to help raise awareness of this issue:

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  • Danielle Salloum5 months ago
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    Danielle Salloum

    5 months ago

    As part of Grundlos Kollektiv, I was privileged to have my work displayed in the opening night at #11 Cipriani Boulevard, Port of Spain, Trinidad. The exhibition will be on until the 23rd March so make sure to check it out if you are around!

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  • Danielle Salloum5 months ago
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    Danielle Salloum

    5 months ago

    Thank you to everyone who came to the second viewing of 'A Natural Cycle' at The Wilson Art Gallery on the 15th. Hope you enjoyed it!

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5 months ago

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Page last updated on: 6/14/2018 7:37 PM

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13

  • Alex Beadon

    Alex Beadon

    Jun 14, 2018

    I love this cause, and am happy to support.

    £20.00

  • Candice Clarke- Salloum

    Candice Clarke- Salloum

    May 11, 2018

    Well, well done Danielle. Loovvvvvve your exhibition! And what an interesting cause. It was great finding out about it.

    £20.00

  • Jean Carrington

    Jean Carrington

    Apr 16, 2018

    A marvellous cause. It’s the young people like yourself and your sister who will ensure that change really happens. Keep up the fight.

    £30.00

  • Jackie Hamel-smith

    Jackie Hamel-smith

    Apr 16, 2018

    So proud of what you’re doing, keep up the good work

    £100.00

  • Mark Pereira

    Mark Pereira

    Apr 15, 2018

    So proud of you.

    £30.00

  • Mary D'Ambrosio

    Mary D'Ambrosio

    Mar 20, 2018

    This is such a great idea to raise money for something so basic we all take for granted Good luck with the fundraising.

    £20.00

  • Amanda Salloum

    Amanda Salloum

    Mar 20, 2018

    You always do such worth while projects and this one is so inspiring! Love you to the moon cup and back 💜

    £20.00

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Danielle Salloum

Danielle Salloum

Cheltenham, UK

Hi. My name is Danielle Salloum. I am an activist and am passionately involved in making a positive change. I am aiming to raise awareness to causes that mean a lot to me such as equality and human rights. My photography and artwork will promote these causes.

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