Menstruation is a natural occurrence with a direct reproductive consequence and as such should be regarded as a basic human need. Access to menstrual products is a basic human right and is critical for wellbeing of women and girls. The world has recently begun to pay attention to the need for the provision of affordable menstrual hygiene management tools as one of the human rights necessities. As a result, countries have started removing the ‘tampon or pink taxes’ on various menstrual hygiene products through various exemptions ranging from VAT, imports and income taxes. The list is not exhaustive.