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HEALTHY HAPPY AND WOMAN (crowdfunding for women in Kenya)

MENSTRUAL CUPS

MENSTRUAL CUPS

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The Girl Effect (Shakira Mongul)

The Girl Effect is an organization that goals to better the lives of young women all over the world extract themselves from the vicious cycles they so often are forced into. The Girl Effect helps young women, usually once they’ve reached the age of twelve, to stay in school. If they are able to stay in school, these girls have a better chance of avoiding child-marriages, giving birth to sickly children, falling into a life of prostitution to support her children and thus contracting and spreading the AIDS virus. The Girl Effect calls this cycle “The Ripple Effect.” This organization also aims to abolish what they refer to as the “Top Ten” buriers that prevent girls from growing into young women capable of supporting themselves and their families.
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