Almost 200,000 sanitary products were purchased for schools in Aberdeen last year.
Free sanitary products will now be made available at four public buildings in Aberdeen.
A north-east MSP said she was “delighted” that eight million free sanitary products have been provided to families in need.
The Scottish Government has pledged more than half a million pounds to tackle period poverty following a successful pilot in Aberdeen.
Free access to sanitary products would make Scotland a “world leader” in tackling period poverty, Monica Lennon said after formally lodging her bid to change the law.
North-east councils have welcomed a £4 million fund to increase the number of places where free sanitary products are provided.
Aberdeen City Council has announced it will invest £40,000 to provide free sanitary products across city schools.
Free sanitary products will be available to pupils, students and learners at schools, colleges and universities across Scotland as part of a new £5.2 million fund.
An MSP today claimed a new report into period poverty shows Aberdeenshire Council is “completely out of step” on the issue.
A new scheme will be introduced to provide free sanitary products in schools across the Aberden in a bid to tackle “period poverty”.
Period poverty will not be eradicated in Aberdeenshire, according to claims by two campaigning councillors.