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From myjoyonline: More girls drop-out of schools as result of menstrual periods

From myjoyonline


“Adolescent girls in basic schools who could have stayed out of school as a result of poor menstruation management in deprived Sekyere Afram Plains District are being assisted with free sanitary pads to enable them stay in classrooms.

Education authorities say several girls who have reached their adolescence spend at least one month every term or three months in a year away from the classrooms because of poor management of menstruation.

But thanks to EPF Educational Empowerment Initiative, Procter and Gamble and World of Children, about 270 pupils in deprived Sekyere Afram Plains District will be  supplied with free sanitary pads in the next six months to keep them in the classrooms.”

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