Period Poverty
Period Poverty

Bibi Hajra, an entrepreneur and a resident of Union Council Charun, who was trained to prepare Menstrual Hygiene Management kits outside her residence in District Chitral, Booni, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. © UNICEF/Pakistan2018/Saiyna Bashir

In order to ensure that communities are practicing hygienic sanitation, UNICEF along with partners took initiative for local females from selected communities to get trained and produce sanitary pads, and facilitate hygiene among women and girls of their communities.

 Bibi Hajra, an entrepreneur and a resident of Union Council Charun, prepares sanitary pads at her residence in District Chitral, Booni, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. UNICEF/Saiyna Bashir

Bibi Hajra, an entrepreneur and a resident of Union Council Charun, prepares sanitary pads at her residence in District Chitral, Booni, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. UNICEF/Saiyna Bashir

 Bibi Hajra, prepares sanitary pads at her residence, which are 10 rupees cheaper than the mainstream ones available in the market. Since Booni is a remote village, shopkeepers add travel cost and taxes, which makes a single pad cost three times more than the regular price in District Chitral, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. UNICEF/Saiyna Bashir

Bibi Hajra, prepares sanitary pads at her residence, which are 10 rupees cheaper than the mainstream ones available in the market. Since Booni is a remote village, shopkeepers add travel cost and taxes, which makes a single pad cost three times more than the regular price in District Chitral, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. UNICEF/Saiyna Bashir

 Bibi Hajra, prepares sanitary pads along with her sister-in-law Purdum Jamal at her residence in District Chitral, Booni, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. UNICEF/Saiyna Bashir

Bibi Hajra, prepares sanitary pads along with her sister-in-law Purdum Jamal at her residence in District Chitral, Booni, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. UNICEF/Saiyna Bashir

 Bibi Hajra, welcomes Hasina Gul, a customer at her residence in District Chitral, Booni, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. UNICEF/Saiyna Bashir

Bibi Hajra, welcomes Hasina Gul, a customer at her residence in District Chitral, Booni, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. UNICEF/Saiyna Bashir

 Hasina Gul comes to Bibi Hajra's residence to purchase sanitary pads in District Chitral, Booni, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. UNICEF/Saiyna Bashir.

Hasina Gul comes to Bibi Hajra's residence to purchase sanitary pads in District Chitral, Booni, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. UNICEF/Saiyna Bashir.

 Hasina Gul (center) sits with Bibi Hajra and her sister-in-law Purdum Jamal at their residence. District Chitral, Booni, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. UNICEF/Saiyna Bashir

Hasina Gul (center) sits with Bibi Hajra and her sister-in-law Purdum Jamal at their residence. District Chitral, Booni, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. UNICEF/Saiyna Bashir

 Bibi Hajra, sells sanitary pads to Hasina Gul at her residence in District Chitral, Booni, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. UNICEF/Saiyna Bashir.

Bibi Hajra, sells sanitary pads to Hasina Gul at her residence in District Chitral, Booni, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. UNICEF/Saiyna Bashir.

 Hasina Gul at Bibi Hajra's residence after she purchased sanitary pads in District Chitral, Booni, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. UNICEF/Saiyna Bashir

Hasina Gul at Bibi Hajra's residence after she purchased sanitary pads in District Chitral, Booni, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. UNICEF/Saiyna Bashir

Period Poverty
 Bibi Hajra, an entrepreneur and a resident of Union Council Charun, prepares sanitary pads at her residence in District Chitral, Booni, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. UNICEF/Saiyna Bashir
 Bibi Hajra, prepares sanitary pads at her residence, which are 10 rupees cheaper than the mainstream ones available in the market. Since Booni is a remote village, shopkeepers add travel cost and taxes, which makes a single pad cost three times more than the regular price in District Chitral, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. UNICEF/Saiyna Bashir
 Bibi Hajra, prepares sanitary pads along with her sister-in-law Purdum Jamal at her residence in District Chitral, Booni, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. UNICEF/Saiyna Bashir
 Bibi Hajra, welcomes Hasina Gul, a customer at her residence in District Chitral, Booni, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. UNICEF/Saiyna Bashir
 Hasina Gul comes to Bibi Hajra's residence to purchase sanitary pads in District Chitral, Booni, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. UNICEF/Saiyna Bashir.
 Hasina Gul (center) sits with Bibi Hajra and her sister-in-law Purdum Jamal at their residence. District Chitral, Booni, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. UNICEF/Saiyna Bashir
 Bibi Hajra, sells sanitary pads to Hasina Gul at her residence in District Chitral, Booni, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. UNICEF/Saiyna Bashir.
 Hasina Gul at Bibi Hajra's residence after she purchased sanitary pads in District Chitral, Booni, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. UNICEF/Saiyna Bashir
Period Poverty

Bibi Hajra, an entrepreneur and a resident of Union Council Charun, who was trained to prepare Menstrual Hygiene Management kits outside her residence in District Chitral, Booni, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. © UNICEF/Pakistan2018/Saiyna Bashir

In order to ensure that communities are practicing hygienic sanitation, UNICEF along with partners took initiative for local females from selected communities to get trained and produce sanitary pads, and facilitate hygiene among women and girls of their communities.

Bibi Hajra, an entrepreneur and a resident of Union Council Charun, prepares sanitary pads at her residence in District Chitral, Booni, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. UNICEF/Saiyna Bashir

Bibi Hajra, prepares sanitary pads at her residence, which are 10 rupees cheaper than the mainstream ones available in the market. Since Booni is a remote village, shopkeepers add travel cost and taxes, which makes a single pad cost three times more than the regular price in District Chitral, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. UNICEF/Saiyna Bashir

Bibi Hajra, prepares sanitary pads along with her sister-in-law Purdum Jamal at her residence in District Chitral, Booni, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. UNICEF/Saiyna Bashir

Bibi Hajra, welcomes Hasina Gul, a customer at her residence in District Chitral, Booni, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. UNICEF/Saiyna Bashir

Hasina Gul comes to Bibi Hajra's residence to purchase sanitary pads in District Chitral, Booni, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. UNICEF/Saiyna Bashir.

Hasina Gul (center) sits with Bibi Hajra and her sister-in-law Purdum Jamal at their residence. District Chitral, Booni, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. UNICEF/Saiyna Bashir

Bibi Hajra, sells sanitary pads to Hasina Gul at her residence in District Chitral, Booni, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. UNICEF/Saiyna Bashir.

Hasina Gul at Bibi Hajra's residence after she purchased sanitary pads in District Chitral, Booni, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. UNICEF/Saiyna Bashir

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