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.