• Don't 'hide' periods in schools, urges charity at head of government taskforce

    Schools must change the way they teach and talk about periods if they are to tackle the stigma that contributes to two in three girls missing lessons, a charity leading a government taskforce has said. Plan International UK will work with Penny Mordaunt, the women and equalities minister, and Procter and Gamble over the next

    16.34 May. 29th, 2019 | News, Politics

  • DfE won't offer free sanitary products to counter period poverty

    The Department for Education will not follow the Scottish Government’s lead and provide free sanitary products for pupils in all English schools. Scotland will begin distributing sanitary products to pupils in every school, college and university from August, as well as to almost 20,000 adult women from low-income families. But Schools Week understands that ministers

    5.00 Jun. 9th, 2018 | News