#MenstrualNarratives: The Story of Catherine (23 years old, Lusaka, (Gambia)) ” It started in class and I had no one to tel”

Its was so painful and so scarery It started in class and I had no one to tel I just talked to my mum about it and she went and tel my grand mother’s.

Menstrual Narratives-The Story of Akyaa N. (29 yo, Accra): I was very sad and devastated by the fact that it had come

It happened at home and my mother had explained to me what is would be like previously so I knew but I was very sad and devastated by the fact that it had come. I thought I was too young. I wasn’t ready to be a woman yet. I told my mother and she assured me that everything would be ok. That was it