Valpoi municipal council organizes talk on Menstrual and sanitation Hygiene

Valpoi: Valpoi municipal council in collaboration with Phoenix Women’s Wing Self Help group (PWWSHG) organised a talk on the topic of Menstrual Hygiene, management and safe and hygienic sanitation under Swach Bharat Abhiyan programme.

The chief guest of the function, VMC Chairperson, Parvin Shaikh said that menstrual hygiene is a very important part of ladies life. We should all understand this concept and try to take it in the life.

The other dignitaries on the dais were Chief Officer VMC, Cynthia Mesquita, President, PWWSHG, Shuneza Khan, councillors; Shaizin Shaikh and Anjali Chari were also present.

While addressing the gathering key note speaker, star director Dream touch, Aruna Rane said “It’s about health.  It’s about helping girls and women’s everywhere to manage menstruation in a way that doesn’t put them at risk of infections that will go untreated. Making sure that they have access to information that helps them understands why and what is menstruation”. Meanwhile, Shuneza Khan said menstrual hygiene is the need of the hour and such awareness talks were much needed.

Earlier, two ladies were felicitated Geeta Dhawan and Chand bi Khwaja for their contribution in women empowerment programmes. The function was compared by Majida Aga. While Jamila Shaikh proposed the vote of thanks.