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Kenya: Government funds free sanitary pads for schoolgirls

July 30, 2011

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It is the norm in Kenya for girls to miss school when they are menstruating due to the lack of sanitary pads. But a new gender-responsive approach to budgeting could change this Miriam Gathigah for IPS, part of the Guardian development network guardian.co.uk, Friday 29 July 2011 If used efficiently, the funding will reduce absenteeism […]

Kenya: Government funds free sanitary pads for schoolgirls

July 30, 2011

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It is the norm in Kenya for girls to miss school when they are menstruating due to the lack of sanitary pads. But a new gender-responsive approach to budgeting could change this Miriam Gathigah for IPS, part of the Guardian development network guardian.co.uk, Friday 29 July 2011 If used efficiently, the funding will reduce absenteeism […]

UGANDA: Sanitary pads keep girls in school

July 22, 2011

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AWICH, 21 July 2011 (IRIN) – While other children head home after school, some pupils in Uganda’s northern Amuru and Gulu regions stay behind to make sanitary pads using cheap, locally available materials, to ensure girls do not miss school during menstruation. Photo: Charles Akena/IRINPupils take measurements of a cotton cloth to be used to […]

UGANDA: Sanitary pads keep girls in school

July 22, 2011

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AWICH, 21 July 2011 (IRIN) – While other children head home after school, some pupils in Uganda’s northern Amuru and Gulu regions stay behind to make sanitary pads using cheap, locally available materials, to ensure girls do not miss school during menstruation. Photo: Charles Akena/IRINPupils take measurements of a cotton cloth to be used to […]