Amari moves to Himachal Pradesh for Women Empowerment on World Menstrual Hygiene Day
On the occasion of world menstrual hygiene day that takes place on 28th may 19.
Amari foundation an established ngo working towards the menstrual hygiene for more than a year conducted an awareness campaign in association with ICML, Sonalika in the villages of Himachal pradesh covering more than 200 girls in the district of Amb, Una.
The program focused upon spreading menstrual awareness by involving open session and educating school going girls on the taboo of Menstruation and its main objectives were to increase awareness among adolescent girls on menstrual hygiene, build Self-esteem, and empower girls for greater socialisation
Notable social media influencer, Aishwarya Sharma collaborated and participated in the Campaign
More Than 1000 Girls Adopted : AMARI Sets a Benchmark
Amari foundation conducted another menstrual awareness campaign in Govt senior secondary school, Model Town , Hisar benefitting more than 450 girls on 28.01.2019 .
In India this biological process is considered a societal issue and has been considered a taboo for generations leading to very serious problems of
School absenteeism, cancer, biasness and ill treatment of women barring them from entering into their house.
Besides biodegradable napkins, reusable napkins were also provided by the organisation for girls of higher classes after explaining the usage and benefits associated with them .
Rotary international, was one amongst the chief contributors along with other sponsors who helped in conducting this program.
Amari Foundation collaborates with Rotary International for Menstrual awareness campaign ,Kalirawan , Haryana
Rotary club hisar and Amari foundation, a nonprofit organization working in the field of Menstrual health and women empowerment conducted a “ menstrual awareness campaign” on 15.01.2019 at Sukhram memorial public school, kalirawan, Hisar.
Distribution of menstrual education material, “Sakhi “ was the part of the initiative. Notable gynaecologist Dr. Bindya sharma explained the issues regarding mensturation of both students and teachers .
The prime organisers were Dr. Sanjay Sharma, Dr. Shubash Jangid (Secretary, rotary club, Hisar), Dr. Bindya sharma and Pallavi Arya (President, Amari Foundation)
250 girls were benefited out of this program and Rotary club and Amari foundation is planning onto reaching more number of girls in Hisar and other parts of Haryana in near future.
Amari Foundation : 1st Menstrual awareness and Kits distribution Program , Arya Nagar ,Hisar
Amari had its first campaign on 2nd August 2018 in the Government Girls Senior Secondary School Aryanagar (Hisar)
The day started of with a quick interaction with the girls about menstruation during their assembly time.
Clownselors was also a part of this. She entertained the kids and interacted with them. We then started to reach out every girl starting from class 6th to 12th which comprised of total 407 girls.
We distributed napkins enough for 6 months and a booklet on menstruation-Sakhi.
We told them what is menstruation and why dirty cloth should be replaced by sanitary napkins. We even gave them a demonstration as to how a napkin is applied on an undergarment.
Because after all menstruation is natural and not illness.
Menstrual Awareness Campaign, Jaipur
An awareness campaign along with our Photography team was conducted in Rajkiya Balika Vidyalya, Chaura Rasta in Jaipur
After drawing up results of an activity which was performed , it was found that 92% of the girls who were menstruating did not not know exactly what menstruation was and still believed in many myths.
98% girls felt shy and embarassed talking about this topic and around 60% girls could not afford sanitary napkins every month so they used cloth Materials.
As the main aim of the campaign was to spread awareness , the girls were taught about Menstruation and the importance of keeping personal hygiene intact .
Here are some of the glimpses of the event