Menstrual Hygiene Kits for 1300 orphan girls,India

by Catalysts for Social Action
Menstrual Hygiene Kits for 1300 orphan girls,India
Menstrual Hygiene Kits for 1300 orphan girls,India
Menstrual Hygiene Kits for 1300 orphan girls,India
Menstrual Hygiene Kits for 1300 orphan girls,India
Menstrual Hygiene Kits for 1300 orphan girls,India
Menstrual Hygiene Kits for 1300 orphan girls,India
Jan 5, 2021

Special Adolescent Health Program (AHP) of CSA

There are over 450 million menstruating women and girls in India, but millions of women across the country still face significant barriers to a comfortable and dignified experience with menstrual hygiene management.

We at Catalysts for Social Action conducts menstrual hygiene sessions with girls from Child care institutions in some remote districts around Mumbai, Madhya Pradesh, Pune & Goa to explain the importance of hygiene, usage and disposal of sanitary napkins.

Special Adolescent Health Program (AHP) is also designed in very elaborative way so that this module of 10 sessions will educate girls about menstruation, menstrual hygiene, usage and disposal of sanitary napkins, puberty, reproductive system etc. Along with these sessions we have provided sanitary Napkins to over 1000+ Girls in the past year

These girls have many questions to ask but in daily life they hesitate even to speak about it and it leads to many health & hygiene related issues. Questions like how to keep hygiene? When menstruation starts? And why it is important and what are the consequences if it is not handled properly. Adolescent Health Program addresses some of these questions & dilemmas. We conduct AHP sessions at various Child Care Institutes (CCIs) pan India from the age group of 13 years and above.

Menstruation and menstrual practices are still clouded by various taboos and social-cultural restrictions resulting in adolescent girls remaining ignorant of the scientific facts and hygienic health practices, which sometimes result into adverse health outcomes.

With an aim to strengthen facilitator capacity to deliver awareness training, improving the reach and quality of low-cost pads and ability to manage their menstruation, CSA is trying to create maximum awareness between these girls.

We see that girls are opening up, discussing their personal hygiene issues with doctors, making an effort to maintain personal hygiene which is helping them overcome hygiene related issues such as rashes, itches. Most importantly, girls are very happy to be able to use sanitary napkins as they step out to go to school with confidence!

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Catalysts for Social Action

Location: Ghatkopar West, Mumbai, India - India
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