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Ghana: MOE Urged to Consider Free Sanitary Pads for School Girls

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Nangodi — Activists and teachers in the Upper East Region have called on the Ministry of Education to consider in its budget, the provision of free sanitary pads for schoolgirls from very poor homes who could not afford to purchase the commodity during their menstrual periods.

The stakeholders including teachers and students made the call at separate Mentorship for Adolescent Girls forums at Nabdam, Talensi, Bongo, Kassena-Nankana municipal, Bawku West and Builsa South districts of the region.

The mentorship programme organised by the Regional Office of the Department of Gender, under the Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection to educate adolescent girls on their reproductive health

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