Should lower income females receive free sanitary products?
Throughout their lifetimes British women spend around £19,000 when it comes to their periods. This includes the cost of sanitary products, pain relief and underwear.
Earlier this year a pilot scheme in Aberdeen was launched to provide free sanitary products to women and girls from low income households, in a bid to tackle period poverty. But should the scheme be rolled out throughout the country?
Today we meet 18-year-old Amika George who is demanding dignity for women whose budgets are so tight, they are being forced to use socks, tissues and newspapers as an alternative. Do you think lower income females should receive free sanitary products?