Students against tampon tax
Monday 3 September 2018Student Journalists
This month Scotland announced that it would provide free sanitary products to all students at Scottish universities, an initiative it claims is a world first. With news like this, we see the fight against the tampon tax – the name given to the VAT which must currently be paid on all period products, as they are not currently classed as essential items by Westminster – now causing real change at a governmental level. Yet the fight to banish the tampon tax, and to make sanitary items accessible more generally, has long been growing in universities. Up and down the country students have been at the heart of the fight against the tampon tax.
This month Scotland announced that it would provide free sanitary products to all students at...
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