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A Bloody Catastrophe - The Real Cost of Menstruation

For most young girls in Africa, menstruation is a monthy crisis. Menstruation can be managed with the appropriate sanitary items, but adolescent school-going girls suffer from a host of injustices and barriers to opportunity due to lack of access to such basic protection: sanitary towels.

May girls routinely skip up to a week of school every month because they don't have sanitary pads.

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