Stakeholders across the board have been challenged to come up with measures on how to help a girl child more so during menstrual period and on how to end stigma .
According to health/wash Manager of Real life organization Rachel Kerubo who was speaking at mageche during world menstrual hygine day , said many girls pass through many challenges during this period hence there is need of breaking the silent which will end stigma.
“Many girls are passing through many challenges during this period ,hence we call upon all stakeholders to come on board and help them with along lasting solutions though having programs which will provide them with sanitary towels”said Rachel
“Today we are hereally so that we can break the silent and stigma our girls are passing through “she added
She also noted that if the challenge can not properly addressed it will make some girls to drop out from school.
“If our girls are not going to be assisted more so during this period they will end up dropping from school, after realising that they have no sanitary towels”she said
Kisii county excutive commitee member for youths ,sports and culture, Duke Mainga also called upon men to embrace helping girl children by providing long last solutions.
“Let us stand and fight against stigma , we don’t want our girls to suffer because they lack the sanitary towels”
At the same time Mr.Mainga hailed the Goverment through President Uhuru Kenyatta’s leaderships for launching free sanitary towels to schools.
Therefore he called upon the Goverment to speed up the program so that other can give girls an equal opportunity of being in school comfortably.
Kisii county first lady Mrs, Elizabeth Ongwae also noted that they have discussed with donors who are willing to come in board to assist the girl child.
“First ladies from 43 counties have come together ,we have already partneredwith donors who have given us some funds whigh will help us to buy sanitary towels and help our girls “said Elizabeth