Pobreza menstrual e políticas públicas para mulheres e meninas
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Universidade Federal de Goiás
This research seeks to analyze whether menstrual poverty prevents girls and women from exercising their fundamental rights, as it results from gender inequality. Being the gender inequality studied from the works of bell hooks, María Lugones, Joan Scott and Heleieth Saffioti. The research also aims to understand the relationship between gender inequality and menstrual poverty and the need to create public policies to combat menstrual poverty. The work also lists and discusses the importance of analyzing menstrual poverty based on Nancy Fraser's theory of social justice. Therefore, the research brings the public eye on the family in Brazil, highlighting the importance of government policies turning their attention to the family group, and not just to the individual. Then, in relation to policies on menstrual poverty, it describes the foreign and national initiatives on the subject. Through literature review and using qualitative methodology, books, articles, bills, reports and laws were analyzed, as well as the application of an online questionnaire to deputies and councilors who filed legislative proposals related to combating menstrual poverty . In the end, it concludes that for a public policy to combat menstrual poverty to be effective, it must encompass the search for gender equality, participatory parity, the promotion of family autonomy, the guarantee of basic sanitation, quality education and the review of excessive taxation on sanitary napkins.
Dignidade menstrual, Direitos fundamentais, Justiça de gênero, Teoria da justiça, Menstrual dignity, Fundamental rights, Gender justice, Theory of justice
PEIXOTO, Mariana Alves da Rocha Brito. Pobreza menstrual e políticas públicas para mulheres e meninas. 2021. 99 f. Trabalho de Conclusão de Curso (Graduação) – Unidade Acadêmica Especial de Ciências Sociais, Aplicadas, Universidade Federal de Goiás, Cidade de Goiás, 2021.