Tampons and pads are not weapons of mass destruction. We do not even have enough to take care of all the women who need them. Do you think we are going to WASTE them on you?
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Programs focused on the empowerment of girls and women are a solution to poverty. But empowering a woman with the skill to make a blanket or feed her family is not enough.
Far too often, global decisions about poverty and developing countries are made without accounting for the needs of women and girls. So what's the solution?
UPDATED: Jan. 23, 2013: 6:50 p.m. EST
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