The period effect: the effect of menstruation on absenteeism of school girls in LimpopoStellenbosch Working Paper Series No. WP20/2019
This paper will aim to answer three questions: (1) Are girls absent from school during their periods? (2) If so, how large is the effect of menstruation on absenteeism? (3) Do the effects differ by socio-economic status (SES)?