Help us help more women
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The World Bank aims to end poverty in all forms by the year 2030. We stand on the same number one goal to ensure every woman can afford basic necessities, every child has formal education and good health. In 2017, more than 2,200 women and girls were served by Girl Care with safe sanitary pads and more need our help.
As every woman knows, periods are messy, uncomfortable and inconvenient – but for homeless women, they’re even more of a nightmare. Just imagine experiencing the first day of your period without dependable access to a toilet, tampons or pads.
Included in the homeless women care packages:
Learning about menstrual hygiene is a vital aspect of health education for adolescent girls.
Instruction in menstrual hygiene should be linked to an expanded programme of health education in schools. A supportive environment for menstrual hygiene has to be provided both at home and in school.
Menstrual hygiene is vital to keep girls healthy and in school worldwide. It is important to understand that menstruation hygiene enables women and girls to reach life’s fullest potential.
Break the silence
Poor menstrual hygiene is a challenge faced by half of the reproductive-aged girls. It not only affects a girl’s physical health and education, but also her social and mental well-being.
Here at Girl Care, together, we can break the silence and start the conversation about good menstrual hygiene management that ensures women and girls manage their menses in a safe, private, and dignified way.