That's according to Sinn Féin deputy Sorca Clarke.
A movement to end period poverty across Ireland is gaining traction.
Earlier this week Lidl announced that it would be providing free sanitary products to those in need.
A call for Offaly County Council to supply free feminine hygiene products in all council owned public buildings also had significant support.
Longford/Westmeath Sinn Fein TD Sorca Clarke says societal change is required: