“LET’S TALK PERIODS”– MENSTRUAL AWARENESS WORKSHOP ORGANIZED AT GGSCW-26, CHANDIGARH
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Gender Champions’ Club of Guru Gobind Singh College for Women, Sector-26, Chandigarh organised a Menstrual Awareness Workshop titled “Let’s Talk Periods”, on March 05, 2019.
A short documentary was featured for the students followed by an interactive session by Dr Nishpal Kaur, a gynecologist by profession. She informed the students about the female reproductive system, menstruation, and proper menstrual hygiene. The purpose of the workshop was to sensitize students on various complications arising out of lack of menstrual hygiene. Dr Manipal Kaur, Nodal Officer extended an eco-friendly welcome to the subject expert. Principal, Dr Jatinder Kaur appreciated the expertise of the worthy speaker and motivated the students to work towards confronting the stigmas attached to menstruation.
The students took pledge to spread awareness about menstruation as normal biological process and a key sign of reproductive health. The gender champions were given badges to become ambassadors to spread this message of reproductive health.