The first period can change your life overnight. Girls are seen as ready to be married off, are forced to quit school and might have their freedom of movement restricted. Therefore, menstruation is a key issue when realizing girls’ rights. Join us to show that menstruation is #bloodyserious!
5 dots – 5 challenges that affect girls when they get their first period
Girls are seen as ready to be married and have children
Girls are taken out of school
- Girls are shamed and harassed
- Girls’ freedom of movement is restricted
- Girls lack access to sanitary products, clean water and safe toilets