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Ministry Of Education Plan To Equip Schools With Sanitary Towels

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Inline with average statistics adolescent girls miss not less than six weeks of school per year due to menses. Several suffer diverse reproductive health problems, especially urogenital proplem arising from unsafe hygiene practices. More so this has worsened existing gender disparities as seen across the region on access, retention, transition and achievements on education.

Adolescent girls from developing countries especially those from rural setting face diverse menstrual hygiene management proplems. For this case m many rural schools especially in Kenya have not attuned girls' menstrual needs.

Many schools in Kenya lack clean and private changing rooms. Therefore many girls can not access or afford appschoolropriate absorbent materials and often resort to dangerous methods.girls in .

Counties especially those from rural setting face diverse menstrual hygiene management proplems. For this case m many rural schools especially in Kenya have not attuned girls' menstrual needs.

Many schools in Kenya lack clean and private changing rooms. Therefore many girls can not access or afford appropriate absorbent materials and often resort to dangerous methods.

According to reports from standard news paper ,to curb this proplem the government of Kenya increased the budgetary allocation of funds to schools to wash facilities and provide sanitary towels for the girls who cannot afford.

Therefore inline to the report shared through the Standard News, the government has plot to build modern toilets, provide free sanitary pads to help keep girls in school.

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Kenya Ministry Of Education

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