SUCCESSFUL SESSION FOR PROJECT RED
Project Red completed a very successful round at ISME by distributing sanitary napkins and creating awareness among young girls, on April 6, 2019. Project Red has completed this year’s third and final session, reaching out to 970 girls under the aegis of the Gender Equality Committee.
This time around, one year’s supply of sanitary napkins was distributed to 150 girls from the lower middle class strata of society. This included girls from Salaam Bombay Trust, the Night Study Centre of YMCA and also some slum dwellers. The human body was explained to the children and the menstrual cycle in females and as well as hygiene and nutrition.
The educational book Menstrupedia was distributed along with nutritional snacks. Rotarians present were Rtn. Freyaz Shroff, Rtn. Sunita Mandelia, Rtn. Ptn. Rashna Cooper and Rtn. Ptn. Bijal Kara. There was an interactive question /answer session as the girls were interested in getting more information.