Period of tampon shortage might be longer
SEE ALSO :On leadership, women should change tactGrace Jebii, a fitness instructor who has imported twice in the duration of the shortage, says she was forced to incur the charges as the tampons make her work easier. “For my job where I have to move a lot and sometimes make awkward manoeuvres, I find tampons very comfortable. I started realising they are going out of market in October,” Jebii says. Reports that the product will be out of stock for another month created even more panic among women who took to social media to express their frustration. The shortage is being attributed to a shortage in the raw materials used to produce tampons. Judith Achieng’ wrote on Facebook of how she has been forced to use her friends who live in the US to ship tampons after she realised supermarkets and beauty shops no longerstock them.
SEE ALSO :Unknown gunmen rape 125 women in 10 daysWycliffe Okello, a representative of Kasha, an online shop that stocks women personal hygiene and health products, says their shop has recorded a surge in sales of tampons after the product went out of stock in shops.