In commemoration of Menstrual Hygiene Day, PadUp Africa, Women in PENGASSAN; Lilian Ike Foundation, LIF; S.H.I.E.L.D girl2Women initiative, among others, held sensitisation and awareness campaigns to end menstruation poverty in schools, in Abuja.
The Non-profit Organisations had taken to a Government Senior Secondary School, GSS, Mpape, in Abuja, on Friday, to share-out menstrual hygiene products and, to sensitize both male and female students.
Speaking during the world menstrual day campaign themed: “walk for pad 02”, the Executive Director, PadUp Africa, Ashley Lori, stated that the campaign was to advocate for free renewable or disposable sanitary pads to girls to ensure that they remain in school.
She stressed the need for the Federal Government, FG, to ensure that sanitary pad banks are made available in all schools in Nigeria free of charge.
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