"I would sit in class and never get up until everyone had left the class for break, then I would quickly get up and go change myself in the wash room. This was normal because, I did not understand my cycle. Be Amazing.Period! Know and understand your cycle."
Menstruation is one of the puberty changes girls experience, and while it comes with some challenges this should not be any girl’s nightmare. Be Amazing. Period! Is a GES initiative, supported by UNICEF, seeks to educate and empower girls with knowledge on good menstrual hygiene management practices. The initiative is targeted at girls, boys, teachers, parents and community members, all of who play a vital role in changing attitudes surrounding menstrual hygiene management and how this affects girls
Know your menstrual cycle
Your menstrual cycle is the interval between your first and your next menstrual period. On average, the length of the menstrual cycle is 28 days, but generally this varies from woman to woman. Regular cycles that are longer or shorter than 24 to 35 days, are normal.