According to statistics, thousands of girls miss school during their menstrual cycle due to lack of access to sanitary products. The situation remains dire despite a government attempt to subsidise the price of sanitary towels. Now, a research institution has come up with an alternative solution to this problem with an innovation known as 'the moon cup'. Kathryn Omwandho explains.
http://www.aphrc.org/insidepage/?articleid=848 [Accessed: 08.03.2013]