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Government has been urged to make provision of sanitary pads to girls a compulsory aspect of the country’s free education system to encourage them to remain in school. Madam Idrrisu Suraya Kpabiya, Director of Inspire To Act, a women inclined non-governmental organisation, who made the call, said this would also encourage out-of-school girls to go to school as it would be a motivation for them. She made the call in an interview with the GNA when the Inspire To Act presented packs of sanitary pads to 24 girls at Kpanvo, a community in the Tamale Metropolis, to ensure hygiene during their menstrual periods. The gesture formed part of activities undertaken by the Inspire To Act to celebrate ... Full story

29 May