Monday 20 November, 2017         

Final MHM Report

Introduction

Menstruation is one of the very important physiological processes of female that starts at the time of puberty. Such significant transition from childhood to womanhood for adolescent girls is further manifested in Nepal through traditional and socio-cultural aspects of menstruation, which is perceived as an impure, bound by silence, shame and social taboos. There is lack of mobility, freedom, and access to normal activities and services.

Public school in Nepal, where most of the girls spend one fourth of their day is not gender friendly, doesn’t provide privacy and supplementary facilities such as water supply, space for washing, cleaning and changing.

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