Girl in Bangladesh washing her hands
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Knowledge key to breaking taboos and improving health

Without knowing how to manage their periods, teenage girls can end up dropping out of school, missing their education and putting their health and futures at risk. Thanks to the Banglabazar project with WaterAid, new female-friendly toilets and menstrual hygiene management sessions are helping to break the cycle of absenteeism, keeping girls in school and improving lives for the whole community.