PADS AGAINST BULLYING
What is Pads Against Bullying?
The Pads Against Bullying campaign will provide 5,000 girls every 2 months in Africa with one reusable menstrual kit. Each menstrual kit lasts up to 2 years and includes reusable pads, underwear and other menstrual products. With the menstrual pads, girls won't be bullied by boys, will be able to stay in school and graduate. They will also be able to find employment after graduation, which automatically boosts the economical state of the region.
Girls in school in Africa drop out as soon as they get their first period because they cannot afford menstrual products nor extra underwear. At school, they are being bullied and teased for it by boys. The impact that has on a young lady is drastic. Girls drop out of school permanently because of the fear of being bullied on an everlasting monthly basis. Once they drop out, they are unable to find a job, and only 25% of women are employed in South Africa.
Cost of one kit
Stop the bullying
Girls get to graduate
OUR LONG-TERM IMPACT
Our major goal for Pads Against Bullying is to provide reusable menstrual kits to stop the bullying for 5,000 girls in Africa every 2 months, so they can pursue their education and graduate. Our second goal is to increase employment for women in African communities. For this, Pads Against Bullying funding will also be used to provide employment for GirlStuff.Period and increase it by 20% every year until the drop-out rate has been reversed to single digits.
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