When Rita Natalaga first got her period, her aunt told her she was going to have to stay home from school until it was over. Like Rita, millions of girls in rural Africa have nothing but leaves and scraps of cloth to get them through their periods.
Chatelaine editor's pick: A vivid memoir of a young girl's experience with a war-time evacuation from England to Africa in 1939, and its lasting consequences
There is nothing more awe-inspiring than the African bush. You’ll be starstruck by your first lion, amazed by the grace of giraffes and transformed by the golden light and magnificent vistas
Jann Arden writes about her volunteering experience
The facts and how you can help bring clean H20 to those in need