World’s First Menstrual Hygiene Day

World's First Menstrual Hygiene DayOn 28 May, Nizamuddin Basti Urban Renewal Initiative organized Menstruation Day Workshop to make menstruation a non issue and remove taboos surrounding it.

The project’s health team celebrated this by organising an event for adolescent girls. 80 girls from all over the Basti participated in this event.

Workshop photos: via Menstruation Day.

The Guardian Report: Menstruation misery for schoolgirls as sanitation woes hit hopes for the future – Charities launch world’s first menstrual hygiene day to combat stigma and shame caused by inadequate toilet facilities

WaterAid Report: Menstruation matters – The taboo around periods has a serious impact on the health and dignity of women and girls.

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