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PadHer, named one of the World’s Best Education Innovations, impacts over 2,000 girls. Since its founding in 2021, PadHer, an organization that seeks to eradicate period poverty in Africa, has impacted over 2,000 young African schoolgirls. It was recently named one of the “most impactful and scalable innovations in education” by HundrED.org, an organization that seeks and shares inspiring innovations in K12 education.  “To make this year’s Global Collection, 188 Academy Members consisting of academics, educators, innovators, funders, and leaders from 113 countries performed 3,488 reviews based on their impact and scalability that HundrED’s Research Team then evaluated to make the final collection” says Crystal Green, the Head of Research, HundrED.  “Each year, HundrED compiles and publishes a renowned list of the top innovations in education. PadHer made it to the list this year, yet we are barely a year old. Being recognized quickly as one of the world’s leading education innovations by such a…

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3 Things You Might Not Know About Your Period Do you think you know everything there is to know about your menstrual cycle? On average, every woman has approximately 450 menstrual cycles in their lifetime, so you will have plenty of opportunities to learn everything there is to know about periods. Nonetheless, your period has a habit of surprising you and not just by showing up when you least expect it. Do you know these three fascinating facts about your periods? 1. It is possible to become pregnant while on your period. It is time to debunk the age-old fallacy that your period keeps you from getting pregnant. There are several causes for this. For starters, some girls may confuse ovulation bleeding (vaginal bleeding during or immediately before or after ovulation) when their ovaries release an egg once a month for their period. When you ovulate, you are at your…

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