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Menstrual Tax

Tax me because I'm a woman Tax me because I bleed Make me pay more tax than men Pay for their unused seed My life is hard enough Without you taxing my menstrual flow A monthly period of blood A period of mess below Is a towel a luxury? According to government it is But it only affects the Her's It don't affect the His What happens when I have no means or cash? To pay this unequal uneven tax When I can't afford a tampon or pad These are everyday facts This is without the sadness of PMT or PMS Man has no idea of the pain or the bloody stress Why would you tax a woman just for being her? How do you tax a towel that woman is forced to wear? This taxation is way out of line, unjust and morally wrong Its time to end this crippling tax Menstruation's been exploited way too long!

Copyright © | Year Posted 2017

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Date: 10/9/2017 7:19:00 AM
Bravo Robin it's ridiculous there is a tax on sanitary wear as its an essential product that we can't do without - send the poem to your government/health authority and let them know your feelings:-) hugs jan xx
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Robin Silver
Date: 10/9/2017 7:51:00 AM
Thanks Jan! :) It's something I'm passionate about and I'm posting and sharing it as often as I can to keep raising the awareness of "Period Poverty" which is so real and devastating to so many x