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  • Jeanne, 14, from Rwanda benefits from the safe room at her school which is stocked with sanitary towels and clean water for girls on their periods.

    How the humble sanitary towel keeps girls in school

    Posted in Blog on 23 May 2016

    Sanitary towels are not trivial, nice-to-have items - they’re essential tools in the fight against poverty and injustice. That’s why this Menstrual Hygiene Day, we’re talking about the importance of fighting period poverty. 

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  • Women running small businesses at a market in Rwanda

    Rwanda

    Posted 8 December 2015

    Find out about Rwanda, the issues the country faces today, and what ActionAid is doing to help genocide survivors, end violence against women and girls, and support sustainable livelihoods.

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