Scotland became the first country to allow free and universal access to menstrual products in public facilities. It is the movement against period poverty. Period poverty is a global issue affecting women and girls who don’t have access to safe, hygienic sanitary products, and/or who are unable to manage their periods with dignity, sometimes due to community stigma and sanction.
Vocabulary and Sample Sentences
Unanimously adv. – two or more people in full agreement
- The Scottish Parliament voted unanimously in favor of the Period Products bill.
- The team unanimously agreed to have the year-end party at Macdonald’s.
Access n. v.– means of entering or approaching a place;
- Universal health care grants everybody a right to access healthcare services.
- You would need an access card to enter the building.
Landmark victory – overwhelming victory
- The passing of the Period Products bill in Scotland is a landmark victory for the movement against period poverty.
- It was a landmark victory for the sales team in 2020.
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