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Make feminine hygiene products free.

Women are expected to pay a significant amount of their income each month to pay for essential feminine hygiene products. The process women go through is completely natural and not their choice. The idea that they pay for such necessary products while contraception can be free is ridiculous.

The average woman's income annually is £22,381. Take out their tax and their personal allowance. They spend £2,160 approximately on food annually and approx £492 annually on feminine hygiene products. That's money that could be better spent on themselves or on their families. For low income women and students who struggle to eat, this is atrocious. They are still finding the money to look after their bodies. The government should start to pay for such products.

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Currently ranked 1,761 out of 1,795 open petitions, and 32,544 out of 99,438 petitions ever created.

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Created By

Rebecca Moore

Created On

Wednesday 11 April 2018

Closing Date

Wednesday 10 October 2018

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