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Int'l Womans Day Event at P+C

  • Pilates + Coffee 2144 W. Roscoe Ave. Chicago United States (map)

Join us at Pilates + Coffee to celebrate International Women's day with a screening of, “Period. End of Sentence.”

We will have some sweet treats to enjoy while watching and encourage you to BYOB! Cost of a ticket is $15, with all proceeds going to the Chicago Period Project. Please bring feminine products for donation as well.


About the short film...
In a rural village outside Delhi, India, women lead a quiet revolution. They fight against the deeply rooted stigma of menstruation. "Period. End of Sentence." -- a documentary short directed by Rayka Zehtabchi -- tells their story. For generations, these women didn't have access to pads, which lead to health problems and girls missing school or dropping out entirely. But when a sanitary pad machine is installed in the village, the women learn to manufacture and market their own pads, empowering the women of their community. They name their brand "FLY," because they want women "to soar." Their flight is, in part, enabled by the work of high school girls half a world away, in California, who raised the initial money for the machine and began a non-profit called "The Pad Project.