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Rose Singh

The author studies law and social sciences at Kathmandu School of Law, Nepal

The cost of being a menstruating individual

Published On: September 29, 2021 09:14 AM NPT By: Rose Singh

The need of the hour is to take the first step and subsidize menstrual hygiene products and remove the 13% VAT on them. Even the import taxes on raw materials required to manufacture period products need to be relaxed from extra taxation so as to promote a greater market for locally manufactured menstruation products.