Indian campaigners protest over sanitary pad and tampon tax

Indian campaigners protest over sanitary pad and tampon tax

Indian campaigners protest over sanitary pad and tampon tax

Written by Staff Writer

10 Jul, 2017 | 3:04 pm

Campaigners in India are going to court over a tax on sanitary pads and tampons, which are taxed at a rate of 12%.

Although sanitary pads and tampons are taxed, many other feminine cosmetic products have been made tax-free.

Campaigners say the Indian government should do more to improve that, rather than make them more expensive as they are necessities for women.

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