There is no peace in the Tayside area. After being enacted by the Scottish Government a law Historical, pioneering, that guarantees – the first country in the world – Right to free menstrual products In public places, in this area, a person was hired for the role of headman “responsible for the dignity of menstruation“. A very bad choice fell on one man. And it has created such a whirlwind of controversy that field working group Forced to drop the charge,
Criticism and Suspension
recruitment of jason grant In fact it sparked a heated debate online, with critics arguing that the seat should have gone to a woman, The local collective then announced that the role would be disrupted following “threats and insults” against those involved. Grant was tasked with collaborating with the group guarantee of rights Legal for free menstrual products to talk to young people and families in public places, in schools, libraries and all gathering places.
Tennis legend Martina Navratilova described the decision to nominate an individual as ‘absurd’, while actress Frances Barber was ‘furious’.
A spokesman for the working group instead commented on the decision to suspend the office: “It is regrettable that, in view of the threats and insults targeted at individuals in recent weeks, the role of the Regional Manager of the dignity of this period can’t be kept – he claims -. Support will continue to be provided to colleagues and students who have been subjected to personal attacks. Their safety and well-being is paramount.”
Role of “menstrual dignity manager”
The team is now evaluating”alternate methods“I to provide “Critical” Services, Grant was expected to lead a regional campaign in schools, colleges and wider communities. raise awareness public opinion on the new legislation and to ensure that Scottish Government funds were allocated appropriately. their duties included discussing problems of menopause, On appointment, the panel said Mr Grant was the most suitable candidate to fill the role. The role was funded by the Scottish Government, which said it was not involved in the appointment. At the time of being hired, Grant said that being a man would help him “break down barriers”. “Even if they strictly concern women, month i a problem for all“, he added. And he never responded to the criticisms that followed his appointment.
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