Menstruation and Sanitation in Schools – it matters!
For too many girls periods mean missing school days: 86% of girls in Garissa, Kenya, report missing school during menstruation. In India 23% of girls drop out.
To continue education after they start menstruating, girls and young women need girl friendly toilets in schools: safe, private, hygienic, and separate. They need access to affordable menstrual materials and menstruation hygiene awareness.
This infographic demonstrates why menstruation and sanitation in schools matters. Because periods shouldn’t keep girls out of school, point period.
For more on menstruation and girls’ education, read our latest blog here!