scotland is going to be the first country to make pads and tampons free for all students
The £5.2 million scheme is a major step in eradicating period poverty, which sees hundreds of thousands of young women struggle to afford basic sanitary products.
period poverty hurts women for the rest of their lives
“We have heard stories of women using the insoles of their shoes to prevent bleeding, twigs with cloth wrapped around them - and the use of tissue is a favourite with school girls.”
this hero MP broke the taboo around talking about your period in public
In the House of Commons, no less.
low income women in scotland will now be provided with free sanitary products
This should be rolled out everywhere.