In at least 34 states, feminine hygiene products such as tampons are not exempt from sales tax because they are not classified as a health care necessity. Wyoming is one of those states. Join us as we work with women across the Equality State and Wyoming lawmakers to repeal the #TamponTax!
Did you know?
Period products are not covered by government grocery-assistance programs such as WIC and SNAP
1 in 5 girls misses school for lack of access to period products
Nearly 2/3 of low-income women couldn’t afford menstrual hygiene products during the previous year
More than one in five women said they had this problem every month
Menstrual hygiene products are health & hygiene necessities
Health & policy initiatives can change this by declaring period products essential
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