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A qualitative understanding of the effects of reusable sanitary pads and puberty education: implications for future research and practice

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The management of menstruation has come to the fore as a barrier to girls' education attainment in low income contexts. Interventions have been proposed and piloted, but the emerging nature of the field means limited evidence is available to understand their pathways of effect.This study describes and compares schoolgirls' experiences of menstruation in rural Uganda at the conclusion of a controlled trial of puberty education and sanitary pad provision to elucidate pathways of effect in the i...

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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.1186/s12978-017-0339-9

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Social Sciences Division
Department:
Social Policy & Intervention
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
Social Policy & Intervention
Role:
Author
Publisher:
BioMed Central Publisher's website
Journal:
Reproductive Health Journal website
Volume:
14
Issue:
1
Article number:
78
Publication date:
2017-06-27
Acceptance date:
2017-06-11
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ISSN:
1742-4755
Pmid:
28655302
Source identifiers:
702236
Language:
English
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pubs:702236
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uuid:6827509c-f03b-41ed-a42b-222fcf0c5c03
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pubs:702236
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2017-11-03

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