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Menstruation misery for schoolgirls as sanitation woes hit hopes for the future

Menstruation misery for schoolgirls as sanitation woes hit hopes for the future

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In a slum in Kampala, Uganda, 16-year-old Lydia dreams of becoming a doctor. But she worries that the amount of schooling she misses every time she has her period is scuppering her chances of success. "We are sharing the toilets with the boys, and we fear when we go to the toilets [they] will be in …

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