Taiwan has forged a reputation as one of Asia’s most progressive democracies. Photo: AP
Taiwan has forged a reputation as one of Asia’s most progressive democracies. Photo: AP

Taipei Metro takes lead from Tokyo, Seoul in offering free sanitary products to fight period poverty in Asia

  • Starting on November 1, the Taipei Rapid Transit Corporation will provide menstrual products on request at 20 of its busiest stations
  • The trial was given the go-ahead after several city councillors proposed Taipei should follow moves overseas, including in Japan and South Korea, to increase free access to sanitary products

Taiwan has forged a reputation as one of Asia’s most progressive democracies. Photo: AP
Taiwan has forged a reputation as one of Asia’s most progressive democracies. Photo: AP
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