State Dialogue LetsTalkPeriod

In a State Dialogue #LetsTalkPeriod at Raipur, Chhattisgarh, India. Senior Government officials from convergent Departments (Women and Child Development, Health and Family Welfare Department, Education Department, Panchayati Raj, and Rural Development Department, Swachha Bharat Mission, State Livelihood Mission ) participated in the program. It had a mixed group of young volunteers, Govt. officials, Civil Society Organisation and celebrities. A T3 anemia test was also conducted with the support from All India Institute of Medical Science (AIMS) to make participant aware of having nutritious food even during menstruation. In India, there is some restriction of food for women during menstruation. If we assume that women menstruate 7 yrs in her life period, she is mostly debarred of many nutritious foods (some citreous fruit, eggs, mostly non-veg).

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