Breaking the Flow of Silence On Menstruation
International Menstrual Hygiene Day is celebrated annually in an effort to bring awareness and to highlight the importance of good menstrual hygiene to benefit women and girls worldwide. Statistics show that 15.9% of girls in Tanzanian schools miss between one and three school days a month, while 1.6% miss a week.
May girls routinely skip up to a week of school every month because they don't have sanitary pads.(file photo).
UNFPA, 28 May 2018
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Eritrea: Breaking the Silence On Menstruation
IDS, 25 May 2018
Menstrual Hygiene day on May 28th aims to help break the silence and build awareness about the fundamental role that good menstrual hygiene management (MHM) plays in enabling women… Read more »
Tanzania: Why Menstrual Hygiene for Girls Is Vital
Citizen, 4 June 2017
Menstrual hygiene education is very important for school girls right from Primary School to higher levels. Read more »
A survey by the Daily News has found out that the majority of girls in Tanzania's Geita District miss school while menstruating. Many eventually drop out due to inability to access ... Read more »