London: ESRC, DFID, 2018. 2 p.
Economic and Social Science Research Council, ESRC
UK. Department for International Development, DfID
ESRC-DFID Research Impact
For young girls in developing countries, not knowing how to manage their periods can hinder access to education. Research from the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London demonstrates that in rural Uganda, providing free sanitary products and lessons about puberty to girls may increase their attendance at school.
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