Mobile Library Evening Schools Science Park Environmental Care Mobile Clinic Educational Sponsorship Menstrual Hygiene Awareness
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Why Menstrual awareness?

We are a team of pro realists who jumped on this mission called Happy Periods. Since we are located in a rural area, we are crossing across the ignorance of menstrual health among rural girl children, and women. The impact of unawareness was huge, as we can cross every day. We initiated research and observed our community learn where they went wrong and which boosted us to create awareness.

Goal

  • Break the taboos and end the stigma surrounding menstruation.
  • Raise awareness about the challenges regarding access to menstrual products, education about menstruation, and period-friendly sanitation facilities.

Where?

Menstrual awareness sessions are now being held at 48 government schools in and around Tiruvannamalai, reaching out to a total of 1982 young women.

Impact

We have made an impact of little over 2000 children and adults and their teachers in a short period. For further counseling support, they can approach us at any time with their questions. Impact truly gives the enthusiasm to move furthermore to say, we have just started up this long road, but we can strongly believe that we have started to create an impact.

How?

A 40-minute informative and engaging talk on menstrual health hygiene is delivered by the project staff and the nurses. Following that, a conversation area is established in which students are encouraged to express their anxieties and questions. A 24-hour helpline number is provided to assist the students at any time. In addition, we distribute "happy periods, a book produced by Regenboog, that briefs on menstruation, including the dos and don'ts of menstruation, the myths and facts of menstrual hygiene, and healthy lifestyle changes to avoid PCOD and PCOS.