Demola Oriyomi Ojo

Reusable Sanitary Pads: alleviating period poverty in Nigeria

Menstruation is a natural biological process. Most girls, from around the age of 12 until middle age, will menstruate every month. Managing this monthly cycle can cause physical and financial challenges for many women and girls in Nigeria. These challenges are compounded by the fact that menstruation is shrouded in secrecy in some parts of the country. Up and down Nigeria, there are many unhelpful myths and taboos surrounding this natural biological process.