Period. End Of Sentence bagged an Oscar in Documentary Short Subject category at the 91st Academy Awards ceremony
The film is about the stigma attached to menstruation in a rural village in India.
80% of girls face restrictions during their periods
At least 500 million women and girls globally lack facilities for managing their periods
Girls are often forced to at stay home from school while they are menstruating, which can sometimes equate to missing a week of school each month.
"A period should end a sentence, not a girl’s education.”