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Indian campaigners protest over sanitary pad and tampon tax

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Campaigners in India are going to court against a tax on menstrual hygiene products. Sanitary pads and tampons are taxed at 12% even though many other feminine cosmetic products have been made tax-free.

Few women use the products in India, and campaigners say the government should do more to improve that, rather than make the products more expensive by taxing them.

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Source: BBC News