The Case for Free Tampons and Pads in Schools

The sinks and mirrors in a dimly lit school bathroom

In 2021, California passed a bill to ensure public schools and colleges stock free pads and tampons in restrooms. Now, activists are looking to address period poverty–when someone can’t afford to access menstrual products, clean and sanitary facilities, or accurate information about menstruation–across the United States.

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