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  • Scotland has become the first country in the world to make female sanitary products free.

  • It means the authorities have a legal duty to ensure items such as tampons and sanitary pads are available without charge to anyone who needs thumb.

  • Tanya Dendreon reports and historic vote years in the making.

  • The result of the vote on motion to double 3 to 8 in the name of Monica Lenin is yes, 121.

  • There were no votes against.

  • There were no abstentions.

  • The motion is agreed on the period products Free Provision Scotland Bill is passed Monica Lenin seeing out her vision with Scotland becoming the first country in the world to make period products free.

  • For anyone who needs thumb, menstruation is normal free.

  • Universal access to town points paths and reusable options should be normal to peanut dignity.

  • For all isn't radical or extreme.

  • It's simply the right thing to do.

  • Period.

  • Poverty is an issue the world over women in both impoverished nations, as well as those in developed countries unable to afford suitable sanitary products, resorting to toilet paper socks and even newspaper it effects self esteem that even keeps girls from school having a significant impact on their education.

  • I think we sit in admiration of Scotland.

  • I think that it shows and will lead the rest of the world into how we look at menstruation, even the conversations around them.

  • Situation.

  • I think it's fabulous.

  • Obviously there is still a lot of stigma attached.

  • Lots of people don't like to talk about it as an issue generally, let alone the fact of period poverty, period.

  • Poverty is multipronged, so we look at period poverty and while we can give access to sanitary items, we also need to remove the shame and stigma around menstruation.

Scotland has become the first country in the world to make female sanitary products free.

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