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Scotland to be first country to provide free period products

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Scotland will become the first country in the world to protect the right to access free period products with a new law which is set to go into effect on Monday. The Scottish parliament introduced the change by unanimously passing the Period Products (Free Provision) (Scotland) Act in November 2020. The legislation made it a legal right to have free access to sanitary products in public buildings.
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Period products law to come into force in Scotland

Councils and education providers will be legally required to make free sanitary products available.

6 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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Free Period Products' Access In This Country, A First In The World

Scotland will on Monday become the first country in the world to ensure universal access to free period products following the passing of landmark legislation in 2020.

6 months ago·New Delhi, India
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This country is the first to provide free access to period products for all

Sanitary products were already free for pupils and students, but the bill placed a legal duty on ministers to ensure anyone can get access to them.

6 months ago·New Delhi, India
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Scotland first country in world to ensure access to free period products

Councils and education providers will be legally required to make period products available free of charge to anyone who needs them, the Scottish government said in a statement issued on Sunday.

6 months ago·Hong Kong
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Scotland will be world's first country to provide free tampons

Scotland is paving the way for more countries to do the same (Picture: PA)Scotland will become the first country in the world to legally protect the right to free period products when new legislation comes into force tomorrow.The Period Products Act means councils and education providers will be legally required to make free sanitary products available to those who need them.Since 2017, around £27 million has been spent to provide access in publ…

6 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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Scotland first country to ensure access to free period products

It has made it a legal right to have free access to sanitary products in public buildings. Read more at straitstimes.com.

6 months ago·Singapore
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