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Lepera Joyce, 23, showing her goatskin skirt which she uses when she is on her period, 'I use this goatskin skirt because it’s always available; it’s our traditional sanitary pad.' Nakapiripirt District, Karamoja Region, Uganda, September 2018.

WaterAid/ Billy Barraclough

WaterAid/ James Kiyimba

Hilary, 27, uses reusable sanitary pads to manage her period. 'The environment is a big factor for why I use reusable sanitary pads. It’s about reducing waste.' London, UK, April 2019` Limpo, 22, cuts cow patties to size for use during menstruation. 'I do not put the cow patties directly on my skin, I wrap it in a cloth and place it nicely to capture the flow without staining other clothes. I like this method because cow patties soak up a lot of blood before they are completely soaked. I go about doing WaterAid/ Chileshe Chanda all sorts of things without any trouble.' Mongu District, Zambia, August 2018

WaterAid/ James Kiyimba

Munyes, 44, 'During my period I find it easy and very normal to make a hole in the ground and sit on top of it for blood to drain in it.' Karamoja Region, Uganda, September 2018.

WaterAid/ Mani Karmacharya WaterAid/ Chileshe Chanda

Limpo, 22, 'I do not put the cow patties directly on my skin, I wrap it in a cloth and place it nicely to capture the flow without staining other clothes. I like this method because cow patties soak up a lot of blood before they are completely soaked. I go about doing all sorts of things without any trouble.' Mongu District, Zambia, August 2018.

THE DIVINE FEMININE FEATURE

Sangita, 32, holds up a finished reusable sanitary pad. 'Ready made pads are costly and if you do not dispose of them properly it will pollute the environment.' Banepa Municipality, Kavre District, Nepal, August 2018.

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