In celebration of International Women’s Day 2019, Bank of Maldives PLC (BML), has begun an initiative to provide free pads for all female employees starting from today.
BML had taken to its social media accounts to make the announcement today.
The bank stated that providing easy access to necessities for women in a working environment, such as pads, will lead to major improvements. As such, BML announced that pads will be available to all female employees starting from today, in all bank branches and departments.
A widespread social media campaign had led to President Solih ratifying a Bill to cut taxes on sanitary products on 3 December 2018
Many had taken to social media to express their thoughts and call for the provision of free pads for women in workplaces as well.