• Menstrual Hygiene Products, Access to

    The American Academy of Family Physicians recognizes menstrual hygiene products as medical necessities; access to these products is a gender equality issue with public health and human rights implications. Public restrooms should provide patrons with access to menstrual hygiene products (for purchase at a reasonable price or free of charge). Menstrual hygiene supplies should be provided free of charge to individuals who are incarcerated or detained in prison or detention facilities. (Dec. 2019 BOD) (2020 COD)