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    Life

    The government has officially scrapped the tampon tax – but there are still concerns to discuss

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    Beauty

    Boots is partnering with The Hygiene Bank to help tackle hygiene poverty in the UK

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    This is how you can help end tampon tax, once and for all

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Life

Boris Johnson’s silence on women’s rights speaks volumes about his commitment to equality

Johnson's voting record doesn't augur well for women.

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Christobel Hastings
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Life

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

Tampons are taxed at nearly three times the rate as books are in Germany.

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Hollie Richardson
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Travel

These are the 10 best countries to be a woman around Europe

If you’re planning on relocating any time soon, look this way…

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Kayleigh Dray
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Life

Why are hardly any women’s charities being supported by the tampon tax?

Over 100 experts have signed an open letter arguing that women’s organisations should benefit from the tampon tax.

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

The world’s ‘most dangerous country for women’ is ending taxes on sanitary products – but in the supposedly enlightened UK, we’re still being forced to pay up.

Life

Female MP makes ground-breaking move by discussing her period in parliament

Scottish Labour's Danielle Rowley got real about period poverty in a revolutionary way

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Megan Murray
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Visible Women

Women’s Daily Dispatch: The news you need to know on 3/5/18

Revelations about where your tampon tax money is going, #MeToo chaos in the Nobel Literature Prize, and more

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Moya Crockett
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Happy Place

Finally, there's some good news about the tampon tax

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

Posted by
Megan Murray
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Life

When will the tampon tax finally be abolished?

When you can expect to see the back of this ridiculous tax

Posted by
Megan Murray
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People

The most inspiring moments from the #FreePeriods march

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

Posted by
Sarah Biddlecombe
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Life

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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Harriet Little
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Susan Devaney
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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

Life

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

Following on from Tesco’s recent announcement

Posted by
Moya Crockett
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Life

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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Moya Crockett
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Life

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

Not quite what you had in mind?

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Moya Crockett
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Life

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

“My family is super extra”

Posted by
Kayleigh Dray
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Beauty

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

After months of petitioning, viral parody campaigns and women bleeding in front of parliament in protest...

Posted by
Sejal Kapadia Pocha
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