RITHU

Member

ANN JOSEPH


Local organization

JCI Pathanamthitta Queens


National organization

India


Member

ANN JOSEPH


Duration

February 25, 2022

Target

MENSTRUATION AWARENESS


Target population

100000


Target avg age

18


People impacted

100000


Sustainable Development Goal

Good Health and Well-Being


Development stage

Education and Economic Empowerment


Purpose

TO CREATE MENSTRUAL HYGIENE AWARENESS AMONG GIRLS


Actions Taken

1
THE SANITARY NAPKINS WERE DISTRIBUTED TO THE STUDENTS OF ST. GEORGE'S HIGH SCHOOL, KIZHAVALLUR. NEWS WAS COVERED IN PRINT & VISUAL MEDIA
2
JCI PATHANAMTHITTA QUEENS CONDUCTED MENSTRUATION HYGIENE AWARENESS CLASSES TO THE STUDENTS OF ST. GEORGE'S HIGH SCHOOL, KIZHAVALLUR. HEAD MISTRESS OF THE SCHOOL INAUGURATED THE EVENT. CLASSES WERE TAKEN BY THE PILOT FACULTY DR SUSAN JOHN .

Results

AWARENESS SESSION ON MENSTRUAL HYGIENE FOCUSED ON THE CARE THAT GIRLS SHOULD TAKE DURING THEIR MENSTRUAL CYCLE. THIS SESSION ALSO FOCUSED ON THE ABUSE FACED BY THE GIRL CHILDREN IN THE SOCIETY AND TO REACT TO THE EXPLOITATION WITH IMMEDIATE EFFECT BY INFORMING THE AUTHORITIES. SANITARY NAPKINS WERE DISTRIBUTED AFTER THE SESSION. THEY WERE HAPPY TO HOLD AND PROCLAIM THAT THE MENSTRUATION IS NO MORE A TABOO.THE STUDENTS OF THE SCHOOL WERE THE BENEFICIARIES OF THE EVENT. THEY GAVE A POSITIVE RESPONSE TO THE SESSION. THE SCHOOL MANAGEMENT ALSO EXPRESSED THEIR GRATITUDE INCONDUCTING SUCH AN AWARENESS SESSION FOR THEIR STUDENTS.


Recommendations

Such awareness session and distribution drives needs to be implemented right from the school levels so that everyone feels and knows the importance of this biological process and eliminate the myths associated with the same.


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