Weiss-Wolf Article Analysis

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“Periods are not a joke” Weiss-Wolf says, and they are truly not. The fact that all women in the country have to pay for a necessity like tampons and menstrual pads, is crazy; and this is an issue that is clearly overlooked. I am glad I came across this article. Weiss-Wolf a New York Times Journalist writes how paying for feminine hygiene products is ridiculous, that this is a real issue that needs to be addressed. she not only talks about America, but about the worldwide problem of not having access to feminine hygiene products. She claims that this has to change, that something about this idea has to be done, that yes, it might not be the most important things, but it cannot stay like this. She writes this article in such a simple but strong way, that you just have to agree with what she is saying. The diction is Weiss-Wolf article is really important, “We all have our stories – ranging from the funny to the mildly embarrassing to the mortifying – that revolve around…show more content…
“Around the globe, managing menstruation can be a debilitating, even deadly, problem – fueled by a combination of poverty, misinformation, stigma and superstition. “ asyndeton, to specify and bring attraction to the reasons that affect this problem even more, our half-knowledge of how truly important these products are, doesn’t help the problem of women not getting these products. Weiss-Wolf gives various examples in her article, examples that everyone understands “One in ten girls in Africa misses school for the duration of her period each month.” One simple example that affects so much, this makes your values and morals to come to play. School is, after all, one of the most important things, and girls are missing day of learning because they have no access to hygiene products, is rediculous, and most definitly not okay. This girls should not have to miss school for not having access to a
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