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Period Poverty Task Force

Question for Women and Equalities

UIN 749, tabled on 11 February 2020

To ask the Minister for Women and Equalities, whether her Department plans to continue the work of the Period Poverty Taskforce.

Answered on

13 February 2020

The cross-sectoral Period Poverty Taskforce has provided a clearer understanding of the problem of period poverty and the expert solutions to address the barriers faced by all who have periods. Alongside this, work across government will ensure that people in schools, colleges, hospitals and police custody can access period products with dignity. Further announcements on the plans and the work of the Taskforce will be made in due course.

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Women and Equalities