Change Is In Her Hands

"I always hear about issues that women face due to lack of personal hygiene, but because of customs and traditions, i cannot always ask about this subject. Now I am very happy because I will be able to understand this information scientifically and in a correct way." Fadiyeh speaks with purpose when she imagines the impact that her Enterprise will have in Akkar district for the Syrian refugees in her community. Through the Ambassador of Women's Health training, Fadiyeh is being empowered with the confidence and knowledge she needs to shatter stigmas for women and girls, and support more open dialogue surrounding important women's health issues. Navigating the best route to reach Syrian refug

The Power of Positive Partnerships in Sierra Leone

Having access to the feminine hygiene supplies — something that many women take for granted — is truly a life-changing privilege. In Sierra Leone, the impact of DfG Kits has been incredible! Uman Talk (translation: Woman Talk) is a project to produce DfG Kits in Sierra Leone, managed by Schools for Salone (SfS), a Seattle-based nonprofit, and Programme for Children (PFC), a Sierra Leone NGO. SfS’s mission is “advancing quality education in Sierra Leone through local partnerships.” PFC’s mission is “to work with families and children in need of social and educational support and community development in a manner that builds reliable human and sustainable development with respect for the value

Reusable Menstrual Pads Are Rocking Rural Tanzania

Empower Tanzania has partnered with Days for Girls to offer a much-needed solution for women and girls in rural Tanzania. During menstruation, girls and young women living in rural areas of Tanzania have no choice but to use rags instead of cost-prohibitive feminine hygiene products. This leads to many problems, including excessive school absence. In fact, the United Nations estimates that 10% of girls in Sub-Saharan Africa miss up to 20% of the school year due to her menstrual cycle. We have a found an exciting solution. Our 100 Beyond Gender-Based Violence Entrepreneurs have learned how to produce reusable menstrual pads. The product is then sold through the Empower Tanzania network of Com

Pathways to New Traditions

The road to Kalikot, Nepal is one of the most beautiful in the world ... and one of the most dangerous. Days for Girls climbs these stunning mountain paths for an important reason: shattering the shame of menstruation. In recent months, the outside world has been learning about western Nepal because of chhaupadi, the practice of isolating menstruating women due to the belief that they bring bad fortune. During their monthly periods, girls and women are expected to sleep outdoors in huts or sheds, alone or with the oxen. Nepal's Supreme Court outlawed the practice in 2005, yet in 2011, the United Nations reported an estimated 95% of people were still practicing chhaupadi in the region's Accha

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