Perception research was conducted at three secondary schools in Cape Town to understand learners’ needs and what their preferred solutions are to the challenges they face.  These were the results.

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Overall, the preferred menstruation product that girls prefer are sanitary towels. The majority of learners are in full support of government providing free sanitary towels . For girls, the preferred menstruation product is the sanitary towel.  Their collection place of choice is school whilst boys feel it should be from clinics.