Period Poverty Taskforce - Minister Announces Next Steps on Menstrual Hygiene Day

Period Poverty Taskforce - Minister Announces Next Steps on Menstrual Hygiene Day

On Menstrual Hygiene Day (28 May) Minister for Women and Equalities, Penny Mordaunt, has announced two co-chairs to help lead the government’s new Period Poverty Taskforce.
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Today is Menstrual Hygiene Day. @PlanUK and @ProcterGamble will be two of the co-chairs to help lead the government’s new Period Poverty Taskforce #MHD2019 @WomenEqualities http://bit.ly/2X62gbn

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Tuesday, May 28, 2019 - 2:25pm

CAMPAIGN: P&G | Gender Equality

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  • askforce to be co-chaired by Plan International UK, Procter & Gamble and Minister for Women & Equalities, Penny Mordaunt
  • Group to tackle stigma and education around periods, alongside accessibility of period products
  • News comes after recent government announcements on free period products in schools, hospitals and police custody

Plan International UK, Procter and Gamble, and the Government Equalities Office (GEO) will work together with charities and businesses across a range of sectors to develop a comprehensive and sustainable response to period poverty in the UK.

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