Period dignity officer: the right man for the job?

Earlier this month Scotland became the first country in the world to grant free access to sanitary products in public settings. Although the new legislation has been celebrated for helping to tackle period poverty, the appointment of a man as the country's first "period dignity officer" has received global backlash.

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This week, discuss the Scottish Period Products Act and debate whether it is right for a man to be in the new role.

Use this one-hour Headline lesson to help your students:

  • Discuss the Scottish Period Products Act
  • Debate whether it is right for a man to be a period dignity officer
  • Develop their communication skills to persuade others in a debate

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