Keeping African Girls in School with Better Sanitary Care
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For young girls in developing countries, not knowing how to manage their periods can hinder access to education. Research from the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London demonstrates that in rural Uganda, providing free sanitary products and lessons about puberty to girls may increase their attendance at school.
CitationDolan. C. and Tofaris, E. (2018) Keeping African Girls In School With Better Sanitary Care, ESRC-DFID Research Impact, Cambridge: REAL Centre at the University of Cambridge and The Impact Initiative.
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Rights holderThe Impact Initiative 2018
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