This setback is so significant that many girls simply can’t keep up with their course work, eventually dropping out of school – leading to a myriad of social issues.
- Forced into early marriage
- Forced into the sex trade
- Early pregnancy long before adulthood
- Significant increase in STDs especially HIV/AIDS
Reusable sanitary kits are the answer to a severe problem. They will have lasting impact on the girls who receive them. Education is the most powerful weapon against poverty and should not be kept out of a woman’s reach.