Radisson Hotel organizes menstrual awareness campaign

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By A Staff Reporter

Kathmandu, June 26: The Radisson Hotel Kathmandu organized "Menstrual Awareness Campaign” on Tuesday.

Aiming to raise awareness against menstrual taboos prevailing in the Nepali society, the hotel organised the event at the hotel premises in collaboration with Mitini of Mitra Samaj as a part of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR).

Speaking at the function organized Menstrual Hygiene Management practitioner Ms. Shikha Shrestha said that “Awareness on menstrual hygiene is a must to improve the life of the girls or women during their natural cycle.”

“Still nearly 70% schools in the rural areas of the Nepal lack sanitation facilities like water in the  toilets and some schools don't have toilets. This affects girls to during their period,” she informed.

She also stressed on the need to eradicate “chaupadi” prevalent in the in rural areas of Nepal.

Representative of the Water Aid, Radisson Hotel Kathmandu’s Human Resource Director Kiran Pant and Assistant Manager at Sales and Marketing Ms. Anu Parajuli highlighted on the need of good education about menstruation and menstrual hygiene.

Earlier, a rally was taken out around the city. During the rally sanitary pads to both male and female pedestrians distributed.

 

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