Why Access To Free Period Products is Not Enough

11/27/2020

I'm sure you've read the headlines by now: Scotland became the first country to pass a law making period products free for all in need. As someone who is a leader in the menstrual equity movement, I am thrilled; not just because Scotland passed this monumental law, but really because more people are saying the word "period" in public!

While I agree that period products should be free for all, I don't think this is enough. There is more crucial work needed to shift the paradigm and make our society more equitable for everyone who menstruates. There needs to be a comprehensive menstrual equity bill, which includes...