MAIWP Stores And YADIMarts To Provide Free Sanitary Pads To Help B40 Women
It’s sad that period poverty is still a thing in around the world, the least we can do is help out and provide for the less fortunate, just like how the Federal Territories Islamic Religious Council (MAIWP) and the Islamiah Da’wah Foundation of Malaysia is giving out free sanitary pads for those in the B40 community.
Sadly, period poverty is unhygienic and will lead to infections and other health problems. On 12 June, Datuk Dr Zulkifli Mohamad Al-Bakri tweeted on his official Twitter account: “Period poverty is a global issue and affects the urban poor in Malaysia. As a start, MAIWP stores and YADIMarts will provide free sanitary pads.”
Kemiskinan haid adalah isu global dan turut memberi kesan kepada kelompok miskin bandar di Malaysia. Sebagai permulaan, Kedai @maiwphq dan YADIMart @YadimOfficial menyediakan tuala wanita percuma. Usaha dan kempen kesedaran perlu terus digiatkan dalam kalangan masyarakat. pic.twitter.com/pUo3iarcbf — 🇲🇾 Dr. Zulkifli Mohamad Al-Bakri (@drzul_albakri) June 12, 2021
He also mentioned that efforts and awareness campaigns should be intensified in the community to curb this serious problem. If you are struggling to purchase sanitary pads during the pandemic or belong to the B40 community, you can get free sanitary pads at the Gerobok Rezeki shelves at any MAIWP store and the food bank at all YADIMart outlets.