Menstrual Hygiene Day

Periods: A nuisance for some, life-limiting for others

Nearly a billion women and girls don't have access to a clean, private toilet, cutting short their school and work opportunities.

Girls stand in front of a school toilet in Tanzania in 2006. When schools don't have toilets, girls are more likely to skip school when on their periods. Sustainable Sanitation Alliance photograph by Marni Sommer

PUBLISHED :Wednesday, May 25, 2016 12:00 AM

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