Period products will be available to all schools and colleges in England from next week, the government has said.
Free sanitary products will now be made available at four public buildings in Aberdeen.
North-east councils have welcomed a £4 million fund to increase the number of places where free sanitary products are provided.
Ministers are to spend £7.5 million a year on providing free sanitary products in schools after a successful pilot project in Aberdeen.
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.
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.
Around 600 women and girls from low-income homes in Aberdeen have signed up to a six-month pilot to receive free sanitary products since its launch in July.
A move has been made to make sanitary products more easily available to North-east school pupils.
At least 1,000 women and girls from low-income homes in Aberdeen are to receive free sanitary products as part of a new six-month pilot being trialled in the city.
A North-east MSP's proposal for women and girls to have free access to sanitary products is to be considered by the government.