Advocacy Begins At Home

When I first heard about the Days for Girls movement three years ago, I was surprised at how little I had thought about the challenges of menstruation and the problems it causes for low-income women and women in developing countries. As a former Peace Corps Volunteer (Cameroon, 1979-81), I should have realized that — but I didn't. After learning more about this issue, I knew I had to get involved. When I became the leader of Days for Girls Rockville, Maryland in 2016, I gained access to the Chapter Chat group on Facebook, and began to learn more about Days for Girls volunteers around the world. Soon after, someone posted that New York City had passed legislation to provide free feminine hygi

Helping a Girl, Finding a Community

I stumbled upon Days for Girls in December through a flyer in one of the buildings at Tulane University, where I am pursuing my master's degree in public health. I was delighted to see this notice for a volunteering event, because I had been looking to get involved with a nonprofit organization that works on global women’s health and empowerment. Menstrual health does not get much attention from the larger international community, but improving it is a crucial way to empower women. My passion for this issue stems from my experience growing up in northern Nigeria, where millions of people live below the poverty line. In my parents’ village, many women and girls struggled to live without prope

Introducing the Enterprise Evaluation Report

Every Girl. Everywhere. Period. When Days for Girls set a goal this high, we knew it would require a combination of volunteers, social enterprises, and partners all over the world. In fact, in the same year that we launched our first Days for Girls Chapter, in the United States, we also offered our first Make Your Own Kit training, in Zimbabwe. Soon after, our efforts began to prove that a Days for Girls Enterprise Program could work, putting menstrual health solutions and education directly in the hands of women in their own communities. It’s been less than five years since we launched our first official Days for Girls Enterprise. The rapid scale — new trainings, new offices, new project

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