Habiba is 22 years old, she lives in Kano Nigeria with her parents and siblings. On a normal day, she would complete household chores, volunteer in a primary school and go to school herself. She loves to cook for her family. The pandemic has affected her education, as she was meant to be resuming school when lockdown started. Habiba filled her time with more prayer in the month of Ramadan, and spending more time with family.

The challenges with coping with periods right now, we have to get sanitary pads during the days that we go out, Wednesday, Friday and Sundays, apart from those days you cannot really get sanitary pads anywhere…you have to keep multiple sanitary pads when we are able to go out.