Girls in Control: Tanzania
Films • 5m 31s
On any given day millions of girls and women worldwide are menstruating. In Tanzania, 75% of rural schoolgirls never used commercial sanitary pads. This is a striking story of Vanencia, a 14-year-old student. As the leader of the school Health Club she aims to break the silence on menstruation- with success.
Director: Mark van Luyk
Producer: Judith Madigan
2015 | 6 min
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