#PeriodPaath: A Shift From Use Of Cloth

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health deportment of telangana state,


procedures for girls to follow during menstruation

most women wear a cotton cloth during menstruation

most of the women in rural areas especially use cloth

these problems still persist due to the lack of awareness of the problems caused by use of cloth.

therefore women need educate girls about the unhealthy problems caused by the use of the cloth.

cloths should not be used. pods should be be used.

changes between the to most be started do to the use of cloth. cloth use leaks quickly. cloths need to be washed. not comfortable.

lack of hygiene can lead to a variety of problems.

for example: problems such as fungal infections.

due to the use of pods and menstrual cups.

does not come out so fast.

the odor does not come. no need to wash.

the use of pods comfortable.

so saves from various problems. every girls and every women should known about this topic by conducting gramasabha’s.

and telling the doctor. every women changes because of telling the doctor.

G.Thirupathamma, SM, Credoc and Room to Read India trust.

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