It was horrible and degrading but he said he would look after me and that he would take precautions. Michelle Molatlou has died Former beauty queen, A 17 year old from Limpopo said she resorted to a sugar daddy for sanitary towels. ABOUT 2 million schoolgirls miss 60 days of school each year because they cannot afford sanitary pads. Girls from poorer families in England struggle to afford sanitary protection.
Terrified, she stuffed bits of cloth and cotton inside herself to try to stem the bleeding.
2 million schoolgirls miss school when menstruating
We could not afford to buy sanitary pads. Other girls in the same study thought women could only become pregnant by having sex during menstruation. The Kenyan government is considered a global leader on access to sanitary products. Charities, campaigners and teachers report scale of the problem, saying more must be done to tackle stigma. Girls from poorer families in England struggle to afford sanitary protection.