BNF welcomes free sanitary pads for women

Majaga
Majaga

FRANCISTOWN: The Botswana National Front (BNF) has welcomed a decision by Parliament to pass a motion calling on government to freely distribute sanitary pads in all public schools.

The motion was tabled by Nata/Gweta, Polson Majaga and received an overwhelming backing from other legislators.

Specially-elected Member of Parliament, Bogolo Kenewendo said that disadvantaged women and girls were forced to use unsanitary objects such as newspapers, old mattresses, rags with sand during their menstruation cycle. She added that some girls miss school during their menstrual cycle.  

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