In the 38 states that, as of 2020, did not have such laws on the books, people who menstruate face serious challenges to getting the items they need in prison. These issues are wide-ranging and different across different states and facilities.
Women often face issues that are unique to them in jails and prisons. These issues, such as lack of access to essential medical supplies, are often overlooked. Now, a new bill in Mississippi looks to confront some of the issues with women's incarceration in the