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Putting a period on period poverty

Putting a period on period poverty

“We have seen girls that got pregnant just to avoid worrying about menstrual products for 9 months.” That was Onyinye Edeh. Wunmi Yussuf is a civil servant in Lagos. Brenda Effiom is an entrepreneur based in Akwa Ibom State and Bolaji Margaret is an Abuja-based youth advocate, while, Faleye Ibrahim is an undergraduate at Lagos State University (LASU) and a photographer. The paths of these five persons may never cross. But the fire from something burning in their hearts lights the path for hundreds of girls and young women who cannot afford sanitary pads.

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Bayelsa govt lauded on review of girl-child laws

Civil society groups, led by the Federation of Women Lawyers, FIDA, and the Global Care also known as Operation Rescue, have described as a welcome development the decision of Bayelsa State Government to set up the Mr. Andrew Arthur-led committee to review the administration of criminal justice with peculiarity to the state.

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