“On the one hand, I like the term ‘green wave’ because the tide comes, and it sweeps you in. But it also comes and goes, and this movement is here to stay, and it is not that it comes and goes like the tide,” reflects Mac Dougall.
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The closure of all schools in Kenya including some rescue centers where girls had sought refuge after running from their families who wanted to force them to undergo FGM or get married has taken the country a step back in the fight against these traumatic, painful cutting practices.
Across Sub-Saharan Africa, access to menstrual products is still a big problem for many girls who choose to avoid school because they can’t afford tampons or sanitary napkins.