Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) and Sexual and Reproductive Health
Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) and Sexual and Reproductive HealthSEE LESS
Menstruating schoolgirls have no access to affordable menstrual products. They struggle with shame, using unhygienic solutions that pose health risks and it prevents them from participating in school reducing their equity and life opportunities. Most girls start menarche without prior menstrual education; it??s a stigmatized topic surrounded by social taboos. Menstrual cups (MC) are a cost-effective solution but community taboos must be overcome and MC training and safe practice strengthened.