Ashwini Shridhar

Ashwini Shridhar

May 02, 2018

Group 6 Copy 222
-7
    Please wait...

    About This Project

    It is estimated that up to 23% of schoolgirls miss school during their menstrual periods in Sierra Leone (Sommer et al, 2012). Lack of access to adequate and affordable menstrual hygiene products is one of the reasons for missing school. Through our field experiment in rural Sierra Leone, we will study the effects of providing reusable pads to school girls on objective outcomes (school attendance and participation) and subjective measures (competition and self-esteem).

    Recent Lab Notes From This Project

    Blast off!

    Browse Other Projects on Experiment

    Related Projects

    Bighorn Basin Paleontological Institute's 2017 Field Expedition

    This is an invitation to work alongside paleontologists for a week (or more!) this summer as we collect, excavate...

    Working on What Works: Testing the Power of Highlighting the Positive

    The Working on What Works (WoWW) program uses classroom coaches to highlight what is going well, foster collaborative...

    Can we empower science students with communication skills by eliminating the barriers of time and expertise?

    Science professors generally don't have the time or expertise to teach cross-cutting skills like communication...