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A book with 15 free tampons inside it has sold out for this political reason

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“India has scrapped its tampon tax. Why are we still paying it in the UK?”

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Don't get too excited - it's not still not been abolished

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Hundreds of activists took to the streets to campaign for free period products

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MPs are now insisting Boots lowers the cost of emergency contraception

These politicians are as annoyed as the rest of us

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Your tampon tax is going to fund an anti-abortion charity

Your tampon tax is going to fund an anti-abortion charity

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Another UK supermarket has agreed to pay the tampon tax for customers

Following on from Tesco’s recent announcement

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UK supermarket becomes first to pay tampon tax for its customers

From now on, tampons, pads and other sanitary products will be 5% cheaper.

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Surprise! Your tampon tax money is funding an anti-abortion charity

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Family celebrate girl’s first period in a very unique way

“My family is super extra”

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At last, tampon tax set to be scrapped after EU deal

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