Women's rights and Feminism

End the "tampon tax” Stop funding anti-abortionists!

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Elizabeth Butterworth

In March last year, then Prime Minister David Cameron announced to Parliament that the 5% VAT levy on period-related products — the “tampon tax” — would soon come to an end. Parliament was told the European Commission would allow countries to extend zero rates on VAT, and more generally to have more autonomy over the VAT applied to individual products and services.

No one should be making a profit out of a basic biological function, especially one that mostly affects women.

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