South Africa’s Eastern Cape province has been identified as a pilot site for Implementation of the National Sanitary Dignity Framework during 2018-2019. A provincial consultation was held in East London on 3 May, co-facilitated by the Office of the Premier and Department of Women. The consultation was scheduled for a broader audience and stakeholders who have
One of the crucial projects the Department of Women in South Africa is undertaking is the development of a Sanitary Dignity Implementation Framework. In the Framework, the dignity of indigent women and schoolgirls in quintiles one, two and three are to be enhanced so that they are not inconvenienced by the unavoidable biological phenomenon of
Girls at KwaLanga schools in townships of Cape Town were thrilled to receive free sanitary pads from Ms. Bathabile Dlamini, the South African Minister of Women, during a Ministerial Outreach Programme on Menstrual Health. The event took place on 18 May 2017 at Isilimela High School in kwaLanga, Ward 52, where four surrounding schools were