Menstrual Hygiene Management

Queenie
Posted July 12, 2019 from Liberia
Menstrual Hygiene Management
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The Promoting Public and Social Development Programs in Health in collaboration with Ministry of Youth and Sports and support from UNFPA hosted a one-day advocacy meeting  with stakeholders on menstrual hygiene management for rural girls. This meeting was organized to engage decision makers  in a collected voices within the Tienii Tewor District of Grand Cape Mount County to take action in breaking the barriers and silence around menstrual hygiene management.

 This meeting  brought together one hundred (100)  representatives from traditional leaders, parents, adolescents, women groups, school Authorities, principal, teachers, youth groups, County Health Team (CHT), Religious leaders , Local Radio Station, Liberia National Police, youth leaders , and faith-based organizations to discuss their involvement and commitment in the implementation process of a six-months adolescent girl’s dignity project on menstrual hygiene management and skills building program.

 

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Karen Quiñones-Axalan
Jul 13, 2019
Jul 13, 2019

Hello, Queenie,

Congratulations on bringing together a hundred representatives composed of different stakeholders/leaders to talk about menstrual hygiene management! Thank you for sharing this event. What was the response of the attendees? How did they discuss steps on moving forward based on the discussion? Looking forward to reading more from you. Please keep writing!

Queenie
Jul 15, 2019
Jul 15, 2019

Thanks Karen ,it was such an interesting meeting especially approaching traditional leaders in rural community on such a topic. However, the outcome was good.

Karen Quiñones-Axalan
Jul 15, 2019
Jul 15, 2019

You’re welcome, dear

Jill Langhus
Jul 14, 2019
Jul 14, 2019

Hi Queenie,

Thanks for sharing your update on your important, and successful, meeting. It sounds like you had good turnout. Keep up the good work and please keep us posted on next developments/goals.

Hope you're doing well, and having a great weekend!

Queenie
Jul 15, 2019
Jul 15, 2019

Thanks Jill ,it was such an interesting meeting especially approaching traditional leaders in rural community on such a topic. However, the outcome was good.

Jill Langhus
Jul 15, 2019
Jul 15, 2019

You're welcome:-) Oh, yes. I can only imagine.

That's great to know. Looking forward to hearing about the next meeting, or event:-)

Hope you have a great week!

Wusufor
Jul 14, 2019
Jul 14, 2019

Hi my dear,
Wow, what an amazing meeting it was haha. I can already relate how interesting it was hearing the opposite sex talked about " menses". Congrats on your initiatives and have a nice week end.

Queenie
Jul 15, 2019
Jul 15, 2019

Thanks Lisbeth , it was such an interesting meeting especially approaching traditional leaders in rural community on such a topic. However, the outcome was good.

Wusufor
Jul 16, 2019
Jul 16, 2019

Good to hear the feedback was great. Splendid!

Odion Anavhe
Jul 20, 2019
Jul 20, 2019

Great work. Will really love to connect with you and see how we can partner on some projects.

Queenie
Jul 24, 2019
Jul 24, 2019

Odion , thanks for acknowledging my work. I loofward to the partnership