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Kenya’s law on free sanitary towels for schoolgirls: To what extent is government keeping its word?

PUBLISHED: Fri, 09 Aug 2019 14:44:44 GMT

In June 2017, the government of Kenya passed a historic law to give free sanitary towels to school girls aiming at minimizing absenteeism and putting them at par with their male counterparts. Despite the government allocating about $4.7 million in the 2017/2018 financial budget towards this, there are still complaints and accusations to the government on them not keeping their word. Monicah Muhoya, Founder, Heels4Pads joins CNBC Africa for more.