Access To Sanitary Pads Allows Girls In Africa To Attend School
Agence France-Presse: Sanitary freedom keeps African schoolgirls in class
“…[Sue] Barnes works through her non-profit organization, Project Dignity … to help girls stay in school by providing economical sanitary pads. … [In Uganda,] girls missing school during menstruation was a ‘big problem’ that led some to fall behind or even abandon their studies altogether…” (Findlay/Fallon, 4/2).
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