Briefing: Tackling period poverty: lessons from Scotland

Policy product type
Briefing tailored for LGiU Ireland from LGiU Scotland content
Published date
October 9, 2018
Author
Isla Whateley, LGiU Scotland
Categories
Children’s services and education, Community, Health and social care

Scotland is the first nation in the world to offer free period products in all schools, colleges and universities. But why is this necessary? This briefing examines the phenomenon of period poverty and what is being done across the UK, and in Ireland, to tackle it.

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