Frah will never forget .
A period shouldn't stop a girl's education. You can help ensure it doesn't.
In some regions of Ethiopia, 98% of girls lack access to sanitary products.
They are expensive and difficult to find. Girls are forced to use whatever materials are available such as grass, leaves, old rags or nothing at all.
Help rewrite the stories of so many by donating online today.
What’s included in a Dignity Period Sanitary pack?
As little as £6 can buy two reusable packs for girls in Ethiopia.
Watch the video to understand what your donation buys and how it will rewrite the story for girls in Ethiopia.
Help us rewrite period dignity stories for more girls like Frah.
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girls miss school because of their periods
increase in attendance among girls in schools visited by Dignity Period
girls provided with sanitary packs across Tigray and Afar regions of Ethiopia
boys and girls educated about menstruation through the Dignity Period outreach programme
pads and 2 pairs of underwear in each Dignity Period Pack
local women employed in Freweini's sanitary pad factory
Girls are being denied a future but as little as £6 can change that
“I was in school the first time… I didn’t know what was happening and I stained my dress. Everyone stared at me and the boys started to tease me. It felt like I had done something bad. I was so embarrassed I ran straight home but the boys followed me and started shouting and taunting.”
Introducing Dignity Period’s Freweini Mebrahtu
“I want to tell you about a problem I’ve dedicated my life to solving. Girls are losing their futures due to an everyday bodily process. Periods. My story begins with my first period…”
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