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- Harjot Kaur Bhamra: Bihar IAS officer mocks schoolgirl's sanitary pad request
The civil servant told the schoolgirl that next she would ask the government for free condoms.
BBC News. Thursday, 29 Sep 2022.
- Fury as Scottish council appoints a MAN as first ever period poverty rights officer
Jason Grant was handed the post for the Tay region of Scotland, with his duties set to include promoting access to free sanitary
products following the introduction of the Period Products Act.
Daily Mail. Tuesday, 16 Aug 2022.
- Scotland Makes Period Products Free
The country is the first to offer tampons, sanitary
pads and other menstrual products free of charge.
New York Times. Monday, 15 Aug 2022.
- Right to free period products becomes law in Scotland
Scotland is the first country in the world to protect the legal right to sanitary
BBC News. Monday, 15 Aug 2022.
- Abbott baby formula plant had 'egregiously unsanitary' conditions, FDA chief says in scathing testimony to Congress
FDA chief said the the Abbott baby formula plant had bacteria growing from multiple sites, cracks in key equipment, leaks from the roof and standing water.
CNBC. Wednesday, 25 May 2022.
- Kenyan Woman Innovator Creates Biodegradable Pads from Agricultural Waste
pads available for African women and girls are relatively expensive and classified as single-use plastics, which means some take hundreds of years to decompose. ...
Voice of America. Monday, 23 May 2022.
- Spain could become first European country to allow menstrual leave
The proposal also includes other measures to improve menstrual health, like requiring schools to provide sanitary
pads for girls who need them and removing taxes from their sale price in supermarkets.
CBS News. Friday, 13 May 2022.
- Wives of fighters trapped in Mariupol highlight filthy conditions inside besieged steelworks
Debora Patta speaks to one of the wives of the Ukrainian fighters trapped in a steelworks plant in besieged Mariupol. They are launching an international campaign to raise awareness of the insanitary conditions the soldiers are living in.
CBS News. Thursday, 12 May 2022.
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