Empowering Girls: SuS Pads Revolutionising Menstrual Health with Reusable Pads in Nigeria

In Nigeria, the conversation around menstrual health has long been overdue for a transformative shift. Amidst this discourse, one organisation has emerged as a beacon of change, not just by providing reusable pads but by empowering young girls with knowledge, tools, and support for a seamless menstruation experience. SuS Pads has been at the forefront …

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Menstrual Health and Hygiene in Nigeria: A Comprehensive Guide

Menstrual health and hygiene are crucial aspects of women’s well-being, yet they are often overlooked or stigmatised in many societies, including Nigeria. In this comprehensive guide, we will explore the importance of menstrual health and hygiene, common challenges faced by women in Nigeria, and practical solutions to promote better menstrual care practices.   Importance of …

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Navigating the Rite of Passage: Unraveling the Experiences of Nigerian Girls During Their First Menstruation

Introduction In Nigeria, the onset of menstruation marks a significant milestone in a young girl’s life. Known as ‘Ogbanje’ in Igbo culture or ‘Oku’ in Yoruba, this rite of passage is steeped in tradition and carries profound emotional and social implications. This article delves into the experiences of Nigerian girls during their first menstruation, exploring …

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Reusable Pad Training in Nigeria: Alleviating Period Poverty and Promoting Menstrual Hygiene

Period poverty is a harsh reality faced by countless girls around the world, and Nigeria is no exception. It is an issue that goes far beyond the lack of access to menstrual products; it affects education, health, and ultimately perpetuates gender inequality. However, amidst these challenges, there are organisations working tirelessly to empower girls and …

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USave Inauguration Program: Empowering Fellows to Make a Sustainable Impact on Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene

The excitement was palpable as 20 fellows were inaugurated into the prestigious USave program. Led by Chioma, who eloquently presented the mission and impact of USave, the event marked the beginning of a transformative journey for these individuals. The country director, Uju Anwuka, emphasised the importance of community engagement and sustainable WASH projects, while Deputy …

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Bolu Olorunfemi, Founder of SuS Pads, Chosen for Usave Fellowship Program: Empowering the Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene Sector

We are thrilled to announce that Bolu Olorunfemi, the visionary founder of SuS Pads, has been selected as one of the 20 recipients of the prestigious Usave Fellowship Program. Aimed at enhancing the capacity of professionals in the water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) sector, this program provides medium- and long-term training opportunities to tackle pressing …

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Combating Period Poverty in Nigeria: A Comprehensive Guide to Empower Women and Girls

Period poverty is a pressing issue faced by many women and girls in Nigeria, hindering their access to menstrual hygiene products and negatively impacting their health, education, and overall well-being. In this article, we will explore effective strategies to combat period poverty in Nigeria, focusing on practical solutions and the importance of raising awareness. Together, …

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LEA Grants SuS Pads Consent for Menstrual Hygiene and Reusable Pads Training in Abuja: Combating Period Poverty and Empowering Girls with Menstrual Health Education

The Local Education Authority (LEA) in Abuja has given its consent to SuS Pads to use four primary schools in the area for our advocacy programmes and reusable pad workshops. This is a significant achievement that will positively impact the lives of young girls in this region. Period poverty remains a significant issue affecting young …

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“Breaking the Stigma: Menstrual Hygiene and Sustainable Pad Training Workshop Empowers Girls in Nigeria”

On September 6, 2023, Hope Spring Water, SuS Pads, and the Centre for Adolescent and Social Development, in commemoration of Menstrual Hygiene Day, came together to organise a workshop on menstrual hygiene and reusable pad training at Junior Secondary School Kabusa. The objective of the workshop was to improve menstrual hygiene practises among young girls, …

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Building a Better Future for Women in Nigeria with NBC Empower Her program

In a world where women are still fighting for equal rights and opportunities, NBC Empower Her is an initiative that is dedicated to building a better future for women in Nigeria. Whether it’s through education, professional development, or community engagement, NBC Empower Her is bringing about real change and transforming the lives of countless Nigerian …

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