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Closing summary of My Period is Awesome Namibia

The evaluation was conducted in May 2019 and we received positive feedback from the project participants. The principals and life skills teachers confirmed that there was positive behavior noted after the training and that the number of girls requesting for sanitary products from the school had reduced. We are happy that we received positive responses from the schools and also happy for the experience we got from implementing the project.

WAD calls for zero VAT on sanitary products in Namibia!

Women’s Action for Development (WAD), our local partner in Namibia, has gained media attention in one of Namibia’s most popular newspapers: New Era. This after WAD’s graduation ceremony in Omaheke. Salatiel Shinedima, Executive Director at WAD, called for zero VAT on sanitary products, because some households spend a large amount of their income on these products and as a result have less money for school fees etc.