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Wadded up pieces of cloth, goatskin skirts, holes in the ground...these are period-management methods used by girls around the world who lack access to traditional period products. Carol Nakisiozi and Joanita Kajoba decided to do something about it. With the help of the nonprofit United Social Ventures, they created Femminae Uganda. Join us as we explore what menstrual cups and theology might have in common.

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"We are Femminae Uganda. It is a social venture that is dealing with menstrual hygiene management here in Uganda."

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CREDITS

People Interviewed

Carol Nakisiozi
Joanita Kajoba
Jon Hart

Music

“Relaxing Acoustics” by Black Rhomb
“Too Smooth” by Mattijis Mueller
“Rhythm Roulette” by Reaktor Productions
“Handwritten Letter” by Peter McIsaac Music
“On Pictures” by Tenacious Orchestra
“Clear Plans” by Immersive Music

Sound Effects

"Car door close, engine start" by Frederik Sunne (https://freesound.org/s/324138/) licensed under CCBY 3.0
“Mechanical Keyboard Typing” by GeorgeHopkins (https://freesound.org/s/537244/) licensed under CCBY 3.0
"Notification Up I" by FoolBoyMedia (https://freesound.org/s/234564/) licensed under CC BY-NC 3.0
“Unwrapping gift” by DineoMichelle (https://freesound.org/s/366593/) licensed under CCBY-NC 3.0

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