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Increasing Access to Menstrual Hygiene Products

The WSMA recognize the adverse physical and mental health consequences of limited access to menstrual products. (C-12, A-21)

The WSMA encourage public and private institutions as well as places of work to provide free, readily available menstrual care products to workers and patrons. (C-12, A-21)

The WSMA will support the inclusion of medically necessary hygiene products, including, but not limited to, menstrual hygiene products and diapers, within the benefits covered by appropriate public assistance programs. (C-12, A-21)

That our WSMA advocate for state legislation that increases the access to menstrual hygiene products, especially for recipients of public assistance. (C-12, A-21)

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Abbreviations for House of Delegates report origination:

EC – Executive Committee; BT – Board of Trustees; CPA – Council on Professional Affairs; JC – Judicial Council; CHS – Community and Health Services

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