African Facts

• Across Africa MILIONS OF GIRLS MISS 5 DAYS OF SCHOOL PER MONTH because of their menstruation.

• Many girls DON’T KNOW THAT SANITARY PADS EVEN EXIST and use LEAVES, SAND or pieces of FOAM MATTRESSES to be able to go to school.

• Some girls DON’T OWN A PAIR OF UNDERWEAR.

• Girls FALL BEHIND in their LESSONS and also DROP OUT OF SCHOOL of school due to embarrassing moments and loss of dignity.

THE ONLY ALTERNATIVE AFTER DROPPING OUT OF SCHOOL IS A YOUNG MARRIAGE AND PREGNANCY.