The Effects of Period Poverty

The Effects of Period Poverty

Despite menstruation being a monthly fact of life for almost half the world’s population, period poverty affects women and girls across the globe. Millions lack access to essential menstrual products such as sanitary towels, as well as safe and hygienic spaces in...
How Your Bra Can Save the World

How Your Bra Can Save the World

In a world of finite resources, beset by a slew of climate and environmental concerns, it has never been more important to recycle than it is now. At the Your Smalls Appeal, we believe in using recycled materials as much as possible. This applies to repurposing...
The Importance of Educating Girls in Remote Areas

The Importance of Educating Girls in Remote Areas

Here in the UK, a well-rounded education for all children is something that we sometimes take for granted. Whatever a child’s gender or background, they have a right to receive the same level of education as any of their peers. Sadly, this is not the case all around...

The Cost of Period Poverty

What is ‘Period Poverty’? Period poverty occurs when a woman or girl is unable to afford sanitary care to manage her period. The silence around menstruation means that sanitary products are a hidden cost that women all around the world struggle to deal...

Educational Impact the Your Smalls Appeal Has

The Your Smalls appeal is all about helping girls deal with the problems of puberty in some of the poorest places in the world. It’s about breaking the cycle of poverty and getting people educated. All with locally-made menstruation kits and the UK’s recycled bras!...

June 28th, 2017

www.leicestermercury.co.uk/bras-appeal-for-gambian-girls-and-women/story-30310439-detail/story.html The wonderful Leicester Mercury picked up the work the incentive was doing. Again great exposure frome this. I ended up on BBC Radio Leicester!! The news spread and we...

June 28th, 2017

Niche Magazine feaured advert helped raise the awareness thoughout theealry part of 2017 -Thank you...

Collecting bras from Sipsey Lingerie Birmingham

A wonderful, kind and generous lady Sukhy owner of Sipsey Lingerie decided to support the appeal writing a wonderful blog about the plith of young girls in Africa. Her clients and ladies who had read her blog decided to drop off and post their bras. Within a short...