A Father's Day for Girls

Father's Day is June 17 this year — a great time to highlight the contributions of fathers to the Days for Girls movement! It's a growing number, coming to us through our Men Who Know educational curriculum and Enterprise training opportunities. I would like to highlight one father in particular: Richard Nyombi, 27, a Days for Girls sewist who works in our Uganda Office's production department as part of a team of five women and two men. He has two daughters: a 5-year-old and a 7-month-old. Richard started working with us in 2015, when a friend recommended him for the job. He previously sold clothes in the market, and used to move from one market to another depending on the marketing day. We

Turning Periods Into Pathways

All over the world, women and girls share a common bond: our monthly periods. This natural process creates different challenges for each of us, depending on our individual bodies, income, geography, education level, and culture. At our recent Menstrual Hygiene Day presentation in Seattle, we confirmed that when it comes to addressing global health and education issues related to menstruation, communities share a common obstacle: stigma. That's why the Days for Girls movement is about so much more than washable pads. By using beautiful fabrics, by cultivating local leadership, and by pairing our DfG Kit distributions with health education, we are turning periods into pathways. Together, we'

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