What about looking deep into on-going WASH programmes and analysing their strengths and weaknesses? What about designing innovative ways of measuring the effectiveness of these approaches? And what about testing adjustments to their activities to make the interventions even more effective?
A survey conducted in 140 schools in seven districts in Uganda, revealed that 61 percent of girls drop out of school and 57 percent absent themselves due to their menstrual periods. Support in safely managing their periods is a critical factor in keeping girls in school.