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Scotland Makes Period Products Free For All Women

G Plus News | November 25, 2020 19:10 hrs

GUWAHATI: In a bid to fight against period poverty, Scotland has become the first country in the world to make period products free for all women. 
 


 

As reported by The Guardian, under the Period Products Act, the Scottish government is set to introduce a nationwide program that will place a legal duty to make feminine hygiene products. This includes items such as tampons and pads for those who require them. 


The Scott
ish Parliament unanimously approved the Period Products (Free Provision) (Scotland) Bill on Tuesday. Now, it will be the legal duty of the Scottish government to ensure period items like sanitary pads and tampons are freely available to anyone who needs them.
 

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