World Menstrual Hygiene Day: Lockdown affects women’s menstrual hygiene globally
In women, menstruation (menstrual period) is a normal process in the body that occurs after a certain interval. Due to the lockdown, women have to struggle for the products that maintain menstrual hygiene.
There is a lockdown in the entire country due to Corona virus. This crisis has affected the menstrual hygiene and health of women globally. In many places, due to the lockdown, the supply of the products related to them is not available, and women are constantly falling victim to this infection.
According to the guidelines of the United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF), the supply of products related to menstrual hygiene – including sanitary napkins, pain medications, menstrual cups and tampons – are essential items … and the administration should ensure that They should be available and accessible to all classes.
Women who are quarantine or are in the hospital due to being found positive in the corona virus examination are struggling to maintain menstrual hygiene. Therefore, the managers handling the system should ensure adequate supply and train the employees so that they can facilitate them.
Women of poor class who have to face obstacles in supply of goods related to menstral hygiene and access to health services. After the closure of stores and transport facilities due to the lockdown, their anxiety has increased even more.
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Given this, many non-governmental organizations (NGOs) are also trying to bring to the attention of the authorities how women who are especially poor class and who have minimum access to supply these things, She is struggling They are appealing to the government to distribute sanitary pads to poor women.