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CFK Dignity Kits

UNICEF says that adolescent girls in school suffer the most when they are menstruating.  Many schools report absenteeism among adolescent girls due to a lack of clean, private changing rooms and without access to soap, water and sanitary pads. Some stay away from school for a few days. This hampers girlsโ€™ learning โ€“ they miss classes and they attend classes with reduced self-esteem and dignity.

The Kiriwina High School girls and Kiriwina’s new mothers are all thrilled to be consistently supplied with washable menstrual pads and underpants.

Ruth Boaz (Co-head VBA)

Happy, happy faces! Kiriwina High School CFK Dignity Kit recipients

Birthing Kit Heavy flow menstrual pads