GLOBAL NEWS | McGill students push for free menstrual products in Quebec schools

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Published: 29May2019

A group of McGill medical students want to change the way young women experience their periods.

Carolanne Gagnon, Ariane Litalien and Alicia Lessard are lobbying the provincial government to make menstrual hygiene products free in all Quebec schools. They say their En Règle initiative would improve the experience of young girls at school.

“Periods happen to half of the population who is of reproductive age, so why not adapt to this fact and really make sure that women and other who menstruate have to miss school because of that,” said Ariane Litalien.

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