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Australian State Provides Free Tampons To Students To Tackle Taboos

Australian State Provides Free Tampons To Students To Tackle Taboos

Victoria state has joined a handful of governments, including Scotland, this week by supplying public schools with free tampons and pads Victoria has become the first Australian state to provide free sanitary products in schools, prompting calls from women’s rights advocates on Thursday for a nationwide drive to end widespread taboos around menstruation. Victoria state, […]

KZN Sanitary Begins Campaign To Restore Dignity

KZN Sanitary Begins Campaign To Restore Dignity

Women from indigent communities in KwaZulu-Natal are set to have their dignity restored by the provision of sanitary pads. This morning, the Department of Women is set to launch the provincial Sanitary Dignity Programme in Umlazi. The programme aims to ensure that no girl misses school due to not having sanitary dignity products to manage […]

Breaking The Silence On Menstruation

Breaking The Silence On Menstruation

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 and girls to reach their full potential. It supports and promotes the integration of MHM into global, national and local policies, programmes and projects. In this […]

FISD Drills Mother Groups In Sanitary Pad Making

FISD Drills Mother Groups In Sanitary Pad Making

 Foundation for irrigation and Sustainable Development (FISD) through Sustainable Participatory Initiative for Secondary Education Support (SPISES) project has challenged mother groups in the country to enhance their participation in activities that promote girls education. SPISES on Monday organized a one day orientation workshop to orient mother groups on menstrual hygiene management and sanitary pad making […]

The Struggle To Save Sanitary Wear Firm For Young Girls

The Struggle To Save Sanitary Wear Firm For Young Girls

EXECUTIVES at one of the country’s largest sanitary pad producers, which could close within a week without emergency intervention, were last week making frantic efforts to press the Ministry of Finance and Economic Development to facilitate the release of foreign currency for raw material imports. Onsdale Enterprises, a major sanitary wear producer which employs 140 […]

Geita Girls’ Monthly Nightmare Force Them Out Of Classes

Geita Girls’ Monthly Nightmare Force Them Out Of Classes

Girls in Geita District are caught between a rock and a hard surface. Despite grappling with cultural norms and values that reduce them to mere sources of income upon marriage while on the other hand strive to dodge early pregnancies and marriage traps; they are disheartened by lack of sanitary facilities in schools. It is […]