DC Reasi, Mission Director ICDS inaugurate 5 day menstrual awareness workshops

Reasi: To promote menstrual hygiene among adolescent girls, the District Administration Reasi, Department of ICDS in collaboration with the UNOPS Delhi, organised a five-Day Workshop here.

Deputy Commissioner Reasi, Indu Kanwal Chib along with Mission Director ICDS, Neetu Gupta inaugurated the five day workshop by lighting of the traditional lamp, while Project Officer ICDS, Renu Kumari; resource Persons from UNOPS Delhi, Isha Singh; Surekha Lambe; Krishna Ramwat; Chief Medical Officer, Dr Rajeev Bahsin; Teachers; Supervisor and Anganwadi workers were present at the event.

The five-day workshop on the issue of menstrual hygiene and safe menstrual practice is being organised for Teachers, Supervisor, health educators and health volunteers. They would act as master trainers and organise similar awareness camps at the village and school level, the Deputy Commissioner said.

Meanwhile, during the five day event, the resources persons from UNOPS would organise discussions, group activities and lecturers on good menstrual hygienic practices such as the use of sanitary napkins; washing and cleaning; how to dispose of sanitary napkins, followed by precautions to be taken during the period and dietary habits, so, as to enable them to lead a healthy reproductive life in future,” said PO ICDS.


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