Category: Health

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Joshua Araka2 years

Keeping girls in school by providing free sanitary ware

When in primary school, Duke Okari saw a Class Seven girl crying as other pupils laughed and ridiculed her. At ...

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Outsourced Gemnet2 years

Tanzanian Girls’ Monthly Nightmare Forces Them Out of School

A survey by the Daily News has found out that the majority of girls in Tanzania's Geita District miss school while menstruating. Many eventually drop out due to inability to access sanitary pads which is mostly caused by financial challenges, cultural believes and stigma.

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Outsourced Gemnet2 years

Zimbabwe’s Grannies Turn to Sex Work

The country's plummeting economic fortunes have forced many women and girls to resort to sex work for survival. The Standard's Xolisani Ncube writes.

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Outsourced Gemnet2 years

Dr Laboso promises to eradicate poverty in Bomet

Jubilee Party governor candidate Joyce Laboso has promised to eradicate poverty in a seven-point plan she unveiled for the county. ...

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Outsourced Gemnet2 years

Drought in Kenya drives girls as young as 12 to have sex for money

Families in desperate need of food are sending their daughters into prostitution to survive, according to an International Rescue Committee ...