Period poverty: S’gor first state to offer free sanitary pads

Published on 1 Dec 2022 8:41:28 PM

With the implementation of the initiative, Selangor will be the first state to address period poverty as well as to provide free sanitary napkins.

Bukit Melawati assemblyman Juwairiya Zulkifli said the target group will be students from selected schools who will receive free sanitary napkins for the whole year.

Juwairiya who said this during the 2023 Selangor Budget debate session at the Selangor State Legislative Assembly on Wednesday (Nov 30), added the students selected will be those from low cost flats and low income families.