Sanitary pads out of reach for many

YWCA Principal Mr Chinguwa receiving sanitary pads
YWCA Principal Mr Chinguwa receiving sanitary pads

Many women have had to bear the shame of using old rags, toilet paper or newspapers as sanitary pads at one point in their menstrual days. For some, this has become a monthly practice.

This does not only compromise menstrual health, but it greatly diminishes the woman’s dignity and self-image as well. 

While a section of the womenfolk’s population curse and term the menstruation period as  “that time of the month” because of the pains some experience, a lot others are pained by inadequate resources, which turns womanhood into an ugly experience.

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