Bill would require N.H. schools to provide free feminine hygiene products in bathrooms
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Some students’ parents can afford to buy them tampons and pads to bring to school.
Others have to either miss school because of their monthly periods or leave class to go to the nurse’s office and wait in line – sometimes in front of classmates – to get access to feminine hygiene products.
“It’s very difficult to go to the nurse multiple times every single day for a week every month,” said Rochester 17-year-old Caroline Dillon, testifying in front of the Senate’s Education and Workforce Development committee Tuesday.