Impact story on adoption of proper Menstrual Hygiene practices in Arusha

The 2022 National Institute for Medical Research (NIMR) report indicates that social engagement exercise and touching (SET) taboos cause stigma, secrecy and ultimately unhealthy periods to girls and women. That’s just a tip of what happens in most Tanzanian society. Managing menses in Tanzania is challenged by many religious and social beliefs. Girls and women when menstruating, in some societies, are not allowed to cook since menstruation is treated as “dirty”. negative connotations surrounding menstruation continue to make periods a “woman and secretive” affair.
The story shows how WASH and learn program have helped to Overcome Menstrual Hygiene Challenges in Tanzania.
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