Period  Dignity

Period dignity in Ireland and beyond

The Healthy Ireland Survey 2022, published on 5 December, 2022, found that:

24% of women

(and 35% of 15-24
year-olds) have experienced
at least one indicator of
period poverty.

6% of people

report issues with the
affordability of wider
hygiene products.

51% of women

experience issues with
participation in daily
activities (e.g. work, school,
college, sports and social
events) by period

Worldwide over 800 million women each day have their period.

1 in 3 women around the world don’t have access to a toilet during their period!

Globally, an estimated 500 million females who menstruate lack access to menstrual products and hygiene facilities.

Poor menstrual hygiene can cause physical health risks and has been linked to reproductive and urinary tract infections.


In 2023 Ireland is the only country that has removed VAT from all period

Educational Impact

In Ireland 50% of girls have
suffered from period
poverty and 33% have
missed school as a result
of their periods.

Economic Impact

On average women spend
€5,760 on their periods for
their lifetime or €12 a month
on period products, this
does not include needing
to buy pain killers/hot water
bottles/chocolate etc!

Switching to reusable period products will save you over €294 over 3 years!

Find out your savings when you swap to our reusable products.

You can be assured that your Theya Healthcare premium period products of choice will safeguard your health, will do no harm to the planet and save you money over many years that you can enjoy spending elsewhere.


Our products are created with responsibly & ethically sourced bamboo.