Period Poverty

(asked on 19th July 2021) - View Source

Question to the Department of Health and Social Care:

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether period poverty will be addressed in the Government's women’s health strategy; and what assessment his Department has made of the potential merits of bringing forward policies to tackle period poverty in the devolved nations.


Answered by
Nadine Dorries Portrait
Nadine Dorries
Minister of State (Department of Health and Social Care)
This question was answered on 27th July 2021

Menstrual wellbeing is being considered as part of Women’s Health Strategy. A call for evidence was launched to inform the Strategy and included questions on menstrual health. We are currently analysing the responses. No assessment has been made of the potential merits of bringing forward policies to tackle period poverty in the devolved administrations. However, officials share learning on the initiatives being taken to address period poverty across all four nations.

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