Personal Care in the News

New Hampshire schools required to provide free feminine hygiene products

A new law in New Hampshire will require all middle and high schools to stock free menstrual products for students to end "period poverty."

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Pilot program launched to provide free menstrual supplies to Boston Public School students

The program will bring free menstrual supplies to 77 BPS schools throughout the district

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Common Sense Care for Our Girls

Providing free menstrual products in middle-school bathrooms is both easy and common sense

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Chapman University makes menstrual products available for free in restrooms campus wide

Chapman University will provide free tampons and sanitary pads in all its women’s and unisex restroom. Free dispensers will replace all coin-operated machines and bathrooms without dispensers will be provided with baskets of menstrual products.

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New York State To Provide Free Menstrual Products In Schools

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced recently that all New York schools will provide free menstrual products in restrooms for girls in grades six through 12.

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Mass. Town To Be First In US To Require Tampons In Public Bathrooms

Brookline, Massachusetts, might become the first municipality in the U.S. to require complementary tampons and other menstrual hygiene products in all its public bathrooms

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Unanimous Vote Brings Free Tampons To NYC’s Schools, Prisons, Shelters

From the steps of City Hall, with dozens of women advocates standing behind her, New York City Councilwoman Julissa Ferreras-Copeland announced new legislation guaranteeing free menstrual hygiene products to women in New York City public schools, homeless shelters and jails

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Bill aims to put more women's hygiene products in Maryland prisons

A bill introduced to the General Assembly this week would help incarcerated women access more and higher-quality menstrual hygiene products, the lack of which advocates say is a frequent problem in Maryland prisons

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