Imagine being a young girl growing up in rural India. Your family is poor. Your father is a farmer and your mother is a housewife. You want to go to school and break out of the cycle of poverty. But then, you menstruate for the first time, and people tell you that it’s better to stay home during “that time of the month.”
Author: Julia Edmaier
Julia Edmaier works as the Fair Trade Programs Manager on Dr. Bronner’s Special Operations team. She supports Dr. Bronner´s supplier projects and certification worldwide. Before she joined Dr. Bronner´s, Julia managed the Social & Fair Trade department in at IMO (Fair for Life) in Switzerland.