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Scotland becomes first country to make tampons and pads available for free

1 month ago   |   By WCVB

The new law was praised by a number of equality and women's rights groups as well as politicians from across the parties represented in the Scottish Parliament.
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Scotland becomes first country to make tampons, pads available for free

Scotland becomes first country to make tampons, pads available for free

1 month ago   |   By WGN TV

LONDON - Scottish lawmakers have unanimously passed legislation that will make period products freely available to anyone who needs them - a move that leader Nicole Sturgeon says makes Scotland the first country in the world to do so.
Lawmakers in the Scottish Parliament unanimously approved a bill late Tuesday that will require local authorities to provide free access to items such as tampons and sanitary pads.
Monica Lennon, a lawmaker from the opposition Labour Party, had campaigned against “period poverty” - when someone who needs sanitary products can't afford them - since 2016. She...
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Scotland Becomes First Country To Make Period Products Free

Scotland Becomes First Country To Make Period Products Free

1 month ago   |   By NPR

"A proud day for Scotland and a signal to the world that free universal access to period products can be achieved," said Monica Lennon, who championed the bill in Scottish Parliament. (Image credit: Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)
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