Yesterday, a legislative proposal to make menstrual hygiene products free for people.



Who is at or below the national poverty level was supported by a majority of the Dutch Parliament.

The law is expected to go into effect in 2023.

which includes providing menstrual hygiene products for free to everyone who needs them.

Naturally, this would significantly increase the program's expenditures.

Many women who are unable to afford menstrual hygiene products end up using hazardous materials like rags or even toilet paper.

Infections or other health issues may result from this.Young women in the Netherlands  cannot afford sanitary pads or tampons.

Kenya was one of the first countries in the world to recognize these issues. In 2004

Scotland is the first country to offer period products free of charge on a national scale.

New Zealand, appears to be some momentum in the U.S. in this regard, especially at the local and state levels.