period poverty

Less than half of schools in England use free period products scheme
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Less than half of schools in England use free period products scheme

Nearly 60 per cent of primary schools and 24 per cent of secondary schools have yet to sign up for the period poverty programme.

Scotland makes history with landmark bill to overturn period poverty
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Scotland makes history with landmark bill to overturn period poverty

Educational institutions and local authorities must provide free tampons and sanitary pads in public toilets after a long campaign by groups calling for an end to period poverty.

Budget win for tampon tax campaigners but period poverty still a big issue
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Budget win for tampon tax campaigners but period poverty still a big issue

Scrapping the 5% tax on ‘luxury’ period products is a victory against a sexist tax, but more ambitious plans are needed that could see all women able to access free items

You can tell MSPs your thoughts on free period products right now
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You can tell MSPs your thoughts on free period products right now

Hey Girls bring the cup home for period poverty-fighting Hibs
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Hey Girls bring the cup home for period poverty-fighting Hibs

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UK’s period poverty taskforce meets for the first time
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UK’s period poverty taskforce meets for the first time

Hey Girls goes back to school to train staff in fighting period stigma
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Hey Girls goes back to school to train staff in fighting period stigma

Primary school pupils to have access to free period products from next year
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Primary school pupils to have access to free period products from next year

Hey Girls launches playing cards to get pupils talking about periods
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Hey Girls launches playing cards to get pupils talking about periods

Bristol leaders say government period poverty efforts must go further
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Bristol leaders say government period poverty efforts must go further

Michael Sheen launches new Hey Girls period poverty campaign for dads
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Michael Sheen launches new Hey Girls period poverty campaign for dads

Bristol holds the UK’s first period poverty summit
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Bristol holds the UK’s first period poverty summit

#FreePeriods has launched a legal campaign to stop period poverty in schools
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#FreePeriods has launched a legal campaign to stop period poverty in schools

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We’re making a big issue out of period poverty with Hey Girls
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We’re making a big issue out of period poverty with Hey Girls

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Celtic FC becomes the first club in the UK to provide free sanitary products
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Celtic FC becomes the first club in the UK to provide free sanitary products

Period stigma is turning menstruation into a public health issue
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Period stigma is turning menstruation into a public health issue