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period poverty Tag Archive

Modibodi Review: A bloody good purchase

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Lifestyle Editor Jess Herbert shares her thoughts on the period product that transformed her time of the month...

Tampon tax repeal shows the government finally cares

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Meg Howe on how the government decision to scrap the infamous tampon tax is a step in the right directions...

Is scrapping the tampon tax enough?

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Kelly Corcoran on the decision to repeal the 5% tampon tax...

University sanitary product vending machines to be installed this month

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In March 2019 NUSU convinced Newcastle University to become the first university in England to provide free sanitary items on campus. The menstrual care system is predicted to be...

A bloody disgrace: the Uni delays access to free sanitary products

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Considering the fact that over half the population get periods, it is ridiculous that their existence is continuously buried under layers of entrenched embarrassment,...

University delays introduction of free sanitary products

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Students at Newcastle University have been disappointed to discover that the University has not followed through on its commitment to introduce free sanitary products across...

Don’t cramp our style: how Newcastle students are tackling period poverty

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Students at Newcastle University are continuing to lobby for free sanitary products in the SU. On the 29th of October, The Courier published an article about a scheme launched...

Students in Newcastle receive free sanitary products

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Last week, the University and College Union (UCU) launched a new campaign at to tackle period poverty in Newcastle. Student mentors at Newcastle College are now able to provide...