May 31, 2022
Stigma and discrimination against menstruating girls and women especially by men and boys in the communities, schools and workplaces cause anxiety and stress to them. The absence of much-needed support from men and boys has exposed girls and women to different risks during their red days like inability to participate in community or school activities, restricted movements, irregular attendance and school dropout due to depression (UNICEF 2019).
May 29, 2022
Cultural taboos, poverty, gender inequalities and discriminatory social norms often hinder women and girls from managing their menstrual health and hygiene. Stigma and discrimination against menstruating girls and women, especially by men and boys in the communities, schools and workplaces causes anxiety and stress to them.
May 4, 2021
Belief in those we serve as the right principals of the desired solution to the challenges they face has played a major role in the success we hold onto as a brand. This is embedded in the notion that an outsider or an individual who isn’t experiencing what you are isn’t best placed to design a better solution to the problems that you are facing.
Aug 11, 2018
As the world marks International Youth Day 2018, young people are once again on the spot as the expected change that the world is waiting for. We cannot under-estimate the power of young people. The biggest technology and scientific breakthroughs, political revolutions and social innovations across the globe are attributed to people below the age of 35. It is true that young people are the pioneers of social change, economic development and hope for the future.
Mar 12, 2018
This is why the not for profit organization is traversing the countryside to introduce the concept of homemade sanitary towels to poverty burdened communities. More than ten volunteers working at the organization have been training more than 100 adolescent boys and girls in Gulu district how to make the cost effective sanitary towels from widely available cotton wool.