The DSBMMC along with the departments of Social Welfare, Health, Rural Development as well as NGOs organized an awareness rally. The rally started from Integrated Collector Complex and ended at the Old Bus Stop, Siddipet with an overall distance of approx. 2 km. Over 200 participants including ASHA workers, ANMs, Anganwadi teachers, and adolescent groups took part in this rally.
The rally was launched by Sri.Avisvanth Panda, trainee collector; Sri.Chandra Shekhar, DRO; Sri.Y.P.Swamy Goud, DRDO and Smt.Jarina Begum, DWO
The objective of the rally was to address the taboos, silence and shame associated with menstruation by talking about it saying #NoMoreLimits. This rally proved to be a way to advance women’s rights and empowerment by initiating discussions on menstrual health and hygiene aspects. Additionally, the DWO (ICDS) also conducted special meetings in Anganwadi Centres for adolescent girls on MHM.