Commemorating Menstrual Hygiene Day: Promoting Menstrual Hygiene among in-school Pre-Menarche and adolescent girls in rural public schools around Benue state

The event will be carried out on the 28th of May, 2019 by visit ing an All-girls school in Aliede community in Gwer West Local Government Area of Benue State which has over 500 school girls.

The goal of the event is to promote healthy practices among young in-school girls and adolescents during their menstrual periods while

The event objectives are to:
• To enlighten and prepare pre-menarche girls on healthy practices during menstruation
• To promote menstrual hygiene among young girls and adolescents
• To facilitate access to affordable and sustainable sanitary products
• Training in-school girls and adolescents in making sustainable reusable sanitary towels

Event Details

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  • Organisation: Centre for Health Systems Support and Initiatives for Development (CHESIDS)
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