The Issue

• Girls try to stop the blood with DRY LEAVES, CHICKEN FEATHERS, SAND, SOIL, DUNG, NEWSPAPERS, PIECES OF RAG OR FOAM MATTRESSES

• 80% of their population living in rural areas and only ONE DOCTOR FOR EVERY 50,000 PEOPLE

GIRLS GET TEASED AT SCHOOL when they soil their clothes with blood

25% OF ABSENCE TO SCHOOL due to their menstruation

• Girls need WOMEN’S HEALTH EDUCATION

30% OF GIRLS DROP OUT OF SCHOOL due to their menstruation

• Lack of sanitary pads which results in CHILD MARRIAGE AND YOUNG PREGNANCY

HIGH MOTHER AND CHILD MORTALITY RATE as well as infection and disease

FORCED INTO SEX for sanitary products