A supporter of the Period Products bill at a rally outside parliament in Edinburgh in November 2020. Photo: DPA
A supporter of the Period Products bill at a rally outside parliament in Edinburgh in November 2020. Photo: DPA
Salomé Grouard
Opinion

Opinion

Lunar by Salomé Grouard

As Scotland makes menstrual products available for free, time for medical science to reckon with women’s pain

  • Ensuring universal access to free menstrual products acknowledges that periods can be disruptive of life and health, but governments the world over have much more to do
  • Medicine has a long history of ignoring women’s symptoms and limited research into their health problems, such as endometriosis and PCOS

A supporter of the Period Products bill at a rally outside parliament in Edinburgh in November 2020. Photo: DPA
A supporter of the Period Products bill at a rally outside parliament in Edinburgh in November 2020. Photo: DPA
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