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.
A Bloody Catastrophe: The Real Cost of Menstruation
Wellbeing Women, 29 March 2018
Menstruation is a perfectly normal biological process that marks a girl's transition from childhood to fertility. However, for most young girls in Sub-Saharan Africa, this monthly… Read more »
May girls routinely skip up to a week of school every month because they don't have sanitary pads.
Fifteen-year-old Belinda* misses school every time she is going through her menstrual cycle, because apart from the dysmenorrhea (painful menstrual cramps), her grandmother cannot ... Read more »
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 ... Read more »
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