From 15 August in Scotland came into force Law on free use of sanitary napkins and others menstrual cycle products in various structures, such as pharmacyaggregation center, schools And university,
by choice, Financial difficulties of many women Especially the youth, to get easy access to these indispensable products. so called the dignity of the menstrual cycleA taboo and in many cases still a source of great embarrassment among very young women.
law enforcer, Monica Lennon explains that this is a cultural battle started in 2019 due to Scotland today, to be first country in the world to predict this form of safety for women,
Many countries are trying to work in this direction, such as Brazil which has just approved a similar but intended remedy only for needy women, In Spain Then, the government gave a green signal to a bill Paid leave for three days during the menstrual cycle or after termination of pregnancy.
This maneuver already exists Vietnam, South Korea, China And Japan where women have a right three days off during your period, In Italy a similar offer never finished 2016 dates. A hint of initiative was given last year, when VAT on sanitary towels reduced from 22% to 10%But remains among the highest in Europe.
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