White flag’ campaign inspires efforts to address period poverty

The predicament of Malaysians bearing the financial brunt of the Covid-19 pandemic has moved numerous to demonstrations of noble cause – with the ‘white banner’ crusade being a new exertion to note.

However, other than food and money, one issue influencing those battling to make a decent living is period destitution.

Moved by the white banner mission, online media influencer Dolly Dollah started assembling ladylike cleanliness units last week for ladies in Shah Alam and Subang Jaya who are needing essential sterile supplies.

“My motivation was the point at which I saw the white banners. I saw numerous individuals requiring essential things, and as a lady, I know the significance of other fundamental requirements other than food which are required,” she told Malaysiakini.Selangor exco part Ng Sze Han has hit out at the International Trade and Industry Ministry (Miti) for allowing certain monetary areas to continue tasks in the midst of the improved development control request (EMCO) in Selangor from July 7.

The new order from Miti is making disarray among industry players as neighborhood specialists are clinging to the current standard working strategies (SOPs), which specify just fundamental organizations and administrations are took into account regions put under full lockdown in Selangor.

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