Management of menstruation can present substantial challenges to girls in low-income settings.
This dispatch aims to share lessons learned from the process of developing instruments to measure school participation, stress, and self-efficacy – outcomes that qualitatively link to girls’ experiences managing menstruation in school.
For young girls in developing countries, not knowing how to manage their periods can hinder access to education.
Menstral health management (MHM) has gained greater attention in recent years.
For girls and women globally, access to safe water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) is critical for their sexual and reproductive health and for gender equality.
The UK is one of the richest countries in the world.
Indigenous girls in rural areas live in the most extreme poverty and make up the least educated groups in Peru. These girls face numerous constraints to obtaining an education. Enrollment rates are lower for girls in rural areas, and their grade repetition rates are higher than those for boys.