A woman has spent a portion of her university loan to pay for free sanitary products for students who cannot afford them.
More than a quarter of females have missed either work or school because of period poverty, a new survey has revealed.
Buchanan Galleries will become the first shopping centre in Scotland to provide free sanitary products from next week.
Doctors’ leaders have written to the head of the NHS demanding that hospitals provide inpatients with free sanitary towels and tampons.
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.