Dialogue on Dignified Menstruation at Chyansar, Solukhumbhu

The Sagarmatha MiliJuli SanaKisan  Mahila Krishi Cooperative Sastha Ltd.  organized training in financial support of Root for Life, Austria. A three days training for women and two days training for men who are the direct and indirect members of the given cooperative. The total 20 women (September 6-8) and total seven men (September 7 and 8) were participated in training. It was organized in the premises of cooperatives building. Participants joined from Chyansar and Ghumsa. Total four ethnic groups: Tamang, Gurung, Magar, Chhetri, were there. It was administratively facilitated by Social Work Initiative (SWI) and facilitated by Radha Paudel Foundation (RPF). The objectives of the training were:

  • To discuss on concepts: gender, sex, human right, empowerment etc.
  • To examine the menstrual practice at their locality
  • To discuss about menstruation including physiology, pre-menstrual symptoms, practices, policies, products
  • To train on making re-usable sanitary pad