ONE Campaign Blog Post Highlights South Africa’s New Policies On Menstrual Products, Potential Impacts

ONE: Menstrual products will now be tax-free in South Africa
Sadof Alexander, digital content assistant at the ONE Campaign, discusses the potential impact of South Africa’s decision to no longer charge taxes for menstrual products and begin providing free sanitary pads to students, writing, “These two changes will make it significantly easier for women and girls to access the products they need. … Providing affordable menstrual products is one of many changes that need to happen for girls to unlock their full potential” (11/5).