Under the new bill, the Scottish government must set up a nationwide scheme to allow anyone who needs period products to get them free of charge. Photo: Shutterstock Under the new bill, the Scottish government must set up a nationwide scheme to allow anyone who needs period products to get them free of charge. Photo: Shutterstock
Under the new bill, the Scottish government must set up a nationwide scheme to allow anyone who needs period products to get them free of charge. Photo: Shutterstock
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‘Periods don’t stop for pandemics’: Scotland becomes world’s first country to make menstrual products free for all

  • A new bill to bring in the legal right of free access to items such as tampons and sanitary pads for anyone who needs them was passed on Tuesday
  • It will also require schools, colleges and universities to make a range of period products available for free

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Under the new bill, the Scottish government must set up a nationwide scheme to allow anyone who needs period products to get them free of charge. Photo: Shutterstock Under the new bill, the Scottish government must set up a nationwide scheme to allow anyone who needs period products to get them free of charge. Photo: Shutterstock
Under the new bill, the Scottish government must set up a nationwide scheme to allow anyone who needs period products to get them free of charge. Photo: Shutterstock
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