Sewing change

In supporting the Nyezerera School in Malawi, the Dignity campaign is working with a range of other organisations and development experts. Chris Robson is a volunteer who works with the ‘Days for Girls’ organisation and is passionately committed to sewing change for girls in Africa. Chris is a talented seamstress who is employing her skills […]

Breaking the taboo

Writing in the Huffington Post, Nelly Lukale states that menstruation has become a burden, not only to African women and girls – but also entire societies throughout the continent.

Statistics

Girls without menstruation provision are more likely to leave school at 11 years old. Research shows however, girls with an education are: 40% more likely to have kids who live to age 5 Three times less likely to contract HIV/AIDS An extra year of primary school boosts girls’ eventual wages by 10-20% An extra year […]