Scotland’s new Period Products Act legally obliges councils and education providers to make the free items available to those who need them. Photo: Shutterstock
Scotland’s new Period Products Act legally obliges councils and education providers to make the free items available to those who need them. Photo: Shutterstock
Britain

Backlash in Scotland after man appointed its first ‘period dignity officer’

  • Jason Grant was chosen by a local authority to promote access to sanitary products in schools and to discuss issues around menopause
  • The appointment comes 2 days after Scotland was internationally lauded for becoming the first country to pass a law to make such products available for free

Scotland’s new Period Products Act legally obliges councils and education providers to make the free items available to those who need them. Photo: Shutterstock
Scotland’s new Period Products Act legally obliges councils and education providers to make the free items available to those who need them. Photo: Shutterstock
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