“Girls will not have to skip school anymore”

Date: December 13, 2011
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ame: Girls will not have to skip school anymore

Name of publication: Daily Sun

Name of journalist: Siphiwe Nyathi

Date: 17 November 2011

Country: South Africa

Theme: Young women

Skills: Sources, perspective

Genre: News

Gem classification:Gender aware


Some 200 schoolgirls will no longer have to skip school because they lack sanitary pads, The pads were donated by Procter and Gamble at Singobile Primary School and Louisville Combined School in Mpumalanga this week.”Many impoverished young girls miss days of school each month because they lack basic sanitary protection. We target schools in the rural areas because it is where knowledge is mostly needed,’ said Kelebogile Mabe from Procter and Gamble. The girls will get new pads every three months.



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