CBC | McGill med students launch campaign to get free menstrual products in Quebec schools

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Published: 21May2019

Three medical students from McGill University — Carolanne Gagnon, Alicia Lessard and Ariane Litalien — think so and they're lobbying the provincial government to make it happen. 

Last week, ​​​​​​Litalien submitted a petition to the National Assembly that demanded free menstrual products be offered in Quebec schools. It has gathered around 150 signatures so far.

"This equalizes the playing field for everyone. Nobody should have to miss school because they can't access those products," she told CBC's Daybreak.

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