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Is period poverty a real problem?

The UK has introduced free tampons and sanitary towels at all state schools and colleges in a bid...

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10.47 21 Jan 2020


Is period poverty a real problem?


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10.47 21 Jan 2020


The UK has introduced free tampons and sanitary towels at all state schools and colleges in a bid to tackle ‘period poverty’.

But how big of an issue is period poverty?

To discuss we’re joined now by Clodagh Guerin, Social Media Officer at University of Limerick and Founder ‘Anytime of the month’ non-profit organisation and Ella Whelan, political journalist and author of, 'What Women Want'.


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