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Seven-year-old Elizabeth and her family are facing famine in Kenya, where food and water is scarce
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ActionAid is an international charity working in over 45 countries. We work with the poorest women and girls in the world, changing their lives for good.

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1 in 4 women in the UK don't understand their menstrual cycle.
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1 in 4 UK women don't understand their menstrual cycle

Alexa Phillips 23 May 2017

Taboos and secrecy around periods affect women and girls across the world. We're kickstarting a conversation in the run up to World Menstrual Hygiene Day.

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Sanitary superheroes.
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Which #SanitarySuperhero are you?

Alexa Phillips 22 May 2017

Girls can change the world - which is why they shouldn’t be held back by not having access to sanitary towels.

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