Tampons, napkins and similar hygiene products for women must be in the view of the CDU family, politician, Marcus Weinberg, a cheaper. Women would be disadvantaged, because on these products, the high VAT rate from 19 percent of attacks, said the vineyard of the German press Agency.

“feminine hygiene belongs to the basic needs of 50 percent of the population and is taxed as a luxury item,” he criticized. “This is a discrimination of women, we should abolish it. So let’s talk about the reduction of the VAT on Tampons, bandages and the like to speak.”

The discrimination against women had been eliminated in the past few years in most of the legislation, said Weinberg. Especially in the case of the reconciliation of work and family, a lot has been achieved. Nevertheless, there is in the year 2019 are examples, in which the state, treat women and men for no reason uneven. So women in the family books, marriage certificates and even in the case of the income would be tax at the second position.


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Teodora Torrendo is an investigative journalist and is a correspondent for European Union. She is based in Zurich in Switzerland and her field of work include covering human rights violations which take place in the various countries in and outside Europe. She also reports about the political situation in European Union. She has worked with some reputed companies in Europe and is currently contributing to USA News as a freelance journalist. As someone who has a Masters’ degree in Human Rights she also delivers lectures on Intercultural Management to students of Human Rights. She is also an authority on the Arab world politics and their diversity.


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