Menstrual Health and hygiene management still remains a disturbing issue affecting Girls Education and making them vulnerable to teenage pregnancy and child marriage. Young girls in Uganda build their knowledge on menstrual hygiene from their own experience. We need to break the silence and bring change in beliefs and attitudes towards menstruation.

We need to support girls across the country to overcome the barriers that prohibit them from managing menstruation with dignity. Training them on how to make their own reusable sanitary products does a long way to achieving sustainability and break the stigma and embarrassment that often hold girls back and force them to drop out of school.

Our Members Youth Chaperon Uganda is empowering adolescent girls in schools with information on SRHR and how they can manage their periods with dignity and respect. They carry out mobilization and awareness-raising actions on several fronts: through educational talks, home visits, dialogue sessions between parents and adolescents, and mass communication campaigns about sexual reproductive health and rights. They conduct trainings to enable girls to develop their self-esteem, leadership, communication, and innovation skills.

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