The first tampons and pads have been delivered to schools after the Government committed $25 million to combat period poverty, Stuff reports. More than 1500 schools and kura have opted in to receive free period products, giving 75 percent of eligible students access to the products.The first stage of the programme involves getting products out to schools, with education about menstruation to be included further down the track, as well as the possibility of sustainable options.
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