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Femme International

Org #17992
Vetted since 2017 Top Ranked
2013
year founded
$27,815
raised on GlobalGiving
2
years fundraising
1
projects funded

Mission

Femme International is committed to using education, conversation & distribution to break down the global menstrual taboo. Menstruation affects 51% of the world's population, with every woman experiencing menses during her lifetime. For menstruators in low-income communities, getting your period presents a set of specific challenges - poor access to menstrual products, oppressive taboos, lack of adequate hygiene facilities, and lack of reproductive health education. 83% of girls in Burkina Faso, and 77% in Nigeria (UNICEF) have no place to clean themselves at school, and will therefore leave early. The World Bank has estimated that girls will miss 10-20% of her education because ... read more

Project Leaders
Sabrina Rubli
Sabrina Rubli
Team
Rachael Ouko, Jennifer Rubli
Organization Information
769 Rock Road
RR2
Oxford Mills, ON K0G1S0
Canada
4163337377

Bridge Registry   BRIDGE ID #4534212788
Organization Information
769 Rock Road
RR2
Oxford Mills, ON K0G1S0
Canada
4163337377

Bridge Registry   BRIDGE ID #4534212788

Project Reports

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Jul 17, 2019
New Research!
New research! We worked with a team of researchers from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and the University of Exeter to highlight how complex the issue of menstruation is around the...
Nov 27, 2018
Welcome to our new Regional Director!
This month, we have welcomed Florence Akara to our team as Regional Director for East Africa! Florence will be based in our Moshi office, and will bring new leadership and energy to the...
Apr 11, 2018
Monitoring & Evaluation Report
The Twaweza Program combines education, conversation, and distribution to reduce menstrual stigma and empower girls to stay healthy and in school, thereby improving their quality of life. Providing...
 
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