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How Educated Are the Average Women in Nigeria Regarding Menstruation?

Demographic characteristics revealed that the mean age of the respondents was 15 years. Mothers’ (67%) were the main source of menstruation-related information. Majority (77.7%) of our respondents never had a class or session regarding menstruation-related education in their schools. About (44%) knew that menstruation is a physiological phenomenon while 60.2% knew that…

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Stages of Puberty Relating to Nigerian Women

Background: Globally, there is a secular trend towards the reduced age for sexual maturity and menarche. This study aimed to determine the current age and factors associated with attainment of various stages of puberty in Nigerian girls. Methods: This study was a cross-sectional study involving 800 girls aged 6-15 years. The…

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Period Don’t Stop Pandemic: Pad Up Impacts Over 300 Girls In Lagos
Pad Up setting up in Surulere, Lagos

Period Don’t Stop Pandemic: Pad Up Impacts Over 300 Girls In Lagos

In partnership with Ishk Tolaram Foundation, Pad Up Africa carried out a one-day sensitization campaign in Surulere, Lagos on Saturday, 18 July 2020. This campaign which was tagged ‘Period Don't Stop for Pandemic’, is part of Pad Up Africa’s effort to support the government in its fight against the dreaded Covid-19…

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Pad Up Africa Embarks on a 5000 Masks Campaign
Poster for 5000 masks campaign

Pad Up Africa Embarks on a 5000 Masks Campaign

Pad Up Menstrual and Sensitization Initiative, also known as Pad Up Africa has embarked on a 5000 Mask Campaign. The campaign which is aimed at providing 5000 masks to disadvantaged women and children in rural communities across the FCT was designed to help reduce the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic and…

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