Some recent research into why girls drop out of school has revealed that one reason is that many schools do not have toilets. Of those that have, many do not have separate toilets for girls. As the girls grow they tend to miss school when they are having their periods, not just because they may be experiencing pain but also because they find it difficult to use the same toilets as the boys. Parents do not encourage girls to go out when they are having their periods mainly because of these problems.
Because they miss class they tend to start falling back in their studies. Once they fall back in their studies they begin to lose interest and start staying at home. Parents then get these girls married at a young age.