Water and Pads – a Revolutionary Project

“The Water and Pads project for schoolgirls is a wonderful project. We can even call it a revolutionary initiative that is really changing the mindsets within the communities. Gradually it is dispelling shame and taboos around the periodic bleeding. The project also helps to keep girls in school and to have good menstrual hygiene, because […]

Child widows

Child widows exist! There are at least a million and a half of them. They are girls given into marriage at a young age and whose husband died, either of illness or violence or conflict. Mohinder Watson, a colleague in Geneva for the ICW, wrote probably the first report about them. She is the driving […]