Izhar Ullah, of The Express Tribune, recently featured RMF Pakistan Manager of Research Projects Afshan Bhatti in an article about menstrual hygiene in Pakistan. Here is a small excerpt:

“In her address, Afshan Bhatti, the representative of Real Medicine Foundation, a non-profit working to improve the health sector in disaster-hit regions, said that according to a research conducted by her organisation, 79% of Pakistani women were not properly managing menstrual hygiene.

“Like safe drinking water and improved sanitation, menstrual hygiene is also one of the basic needs of women to live a dignified life,” she said. “There is a need for allocation in the budget to take steps to improve menstrual hygiene in K-P and the country.” "

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