Menstrual Hygiene Day or World Periods Day has been celebrated worldwide for the last five years. The main reason to celebrate it on the 28th is that women have periods within 28 days. Most women do not talk openly about periods, nor are they aware of the precautions to be taken during this period. There is a need to be especially vigilant about hygiene and hygiene during menstruation because carelessness can lead to many diseases. Even women may have infertility problems due to infection at times.
When is the first time it was celebrated
Menstrual Hygiene Day was started in the year 2013 by WASH (Water Sanitation and Health Care) and the day was first celebrated on 28 May 2014.
Menstrual Hygiene Day is a platform that brings together NGOs, government institutions, the private sector, the media and every person to promote menstrual hygiene management.
Creating a world in which every woman and girl, with their privacy, security and dignity, can manage their menstruation in a healthy manner.
This time, the theme of World Menstrual Hygiene Day is ‘Periods do not stop for pandemics in light of the coronavirus crisis’. Not long ago, girls have been treated a little differently during periods, due to which they are more irritable in tension.
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Things to take care of
- Do not use old dirty clothes. There is a risk of infection due to this.
- Sanitary napkins should be changed at six-hour intervals.
- Keep cleaning your private part periodically.
- Body pain occurs many times during periods. So take a bath with hot water.
- Cleaning of your bed should be taken care of. Change your bedsheet from time to time.
- If you are traveling and want to go to the toilet, then go to the clean place.
- Take care of food. Eat digestible food.