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period poverty
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13
Mar

Spring Statement: Free sanitary products to be available in schools from September

The government has announced that free sanitary products will be made available in schools from September. In a bid to tackle period poverty, Chancellor Philip Hammond made the announcement in his Spring Statement. The news comes as concerns rise over warnings of girls missing school or resorting to desperate measures during their periods. Speaking about...
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06
Mar

Government launches new campaign to tackle period poverty ahead of International Women’s Day

The UK government has launched a new campaign to tackle period poverty globally, ahead of International Women’s Day. Penny Mordaunt, Minister for Women and Equalities and Secretary of State for International Development, announced the new campaign to break the stigma and taboo around periods and end period poverty by 2030. The campaign includes £2 million...
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