SECONDARY SCHOOLS TO RECEIVE FREE SANITARY PRODUCTS FROM GOVERNMENT FUNDING

Exchequer Philip Hammond has revealed that government funding will provide free sanitary products for secondary schools across the UK.

While it isn’t legislation, it is a big step forward to end period poverty.

This issue arouse awareness after Amika George started campaigning against Period Poverty in 2017 and brought a petition to Parliament.

This made us wonder how a man would react to holding a pad or a tampon. Listen to our podcast hosted by Cigdem Elikci and Sammi Francis questioning Ibby Sawal and Dan Sharpe about their period knowledge in our “Period Talk” where we also debate the ‘Period tax’ and their experiences with periods.