Council accepts the need to help women and schoolgirls who cannot currently access or afford sanitary
products and will therefore take necessary action to provide free sanitary
products in schools, as a first practical step to make period poverty and stigma a thing of the past.
South East District Council community development officer, Ms Makgarebe Nthoiwa said not every girl child was able to have sanitary
towels whenever the need arose for various reasons.
I don't even go to school once I'm having menstrual period; what I do is to cut part of my mum's abandoned wrapper and use as pad instead of wasting money on sanitary
pad,' the 18-year-old senior secondary school (SSS 2), student of a public secondary school in Ebonyi State narrates.
As it turned out eventually, a sanitary
napkin wasn't just "chaar anne ki rooi, do anne ki potli", as the protagonist of the movie, played by Akshay Kumar, fathoms.
First, they made a self-help group, then procured equipment, and after a thorough research, they undertook this initiative to make bio-degradable sanitary
napkins," Goyal said.
Why Wandaka doubts that the Murang'a one won't provide all the facilities that he saw in Israel and much more could be because the project managers have not, so far, explained what a sanitary
landfill is as opposed to a dumpsite, many of which exist in Kenya.
Moreover, the sanitary
workers of the RCB are also showing negligence in their duties, leaving heaps of garbage unattended on the Cant's busiest Bank Road.
Salaries of sanitary
workers are being drawn in full capacity, while in practical, there is acute shortage which causes lack of sanitation,' the UC chairman added.
According to deputy chief sanitary
doctor of the Center Kurmanbek Omuraliyev, this means a constant and universal compliance with sanitary
and hygienic norms and rules by both from personnel and children attending these institutions is needed.
Over the course of a lifetime it is estimated sanitary
products cost more than PS5,000 with women spending around PS13 every month and despite being essential - the items are still taxed, a charge which has become known as the "tampon tax".
It follows the launch of a members' Bill at Holyrood by Labour MSP Monica Lennon aimed at ensuring women and girls are given access to free sanitary
According to media reports with the approval of Punjab government the cleanliness contract for Rawalpindi was awarded to a Turkish company Albayrak to solve the increasing number of sanitary
issues but after the lapse of more than one year, citizen's complaints regarding cleanliness could not be reduced.