Regional state project director of Sarva Shiskha Abhiyan has issued a directive to district primary officer asking schools to keep a separate classroom for the sessions. Students will be given information about the menstrual cycle, hygiene and self-care tips.
Girls of classes 7-8 of schools affiliated to Gujarat board will now get special sessions on menstrual health. In this directive mothers of the girls also allowed to attend the sessions
“It is important for the girls of class 7-8 to know in detail about menstrual health and hygiene. The initiative is being conducted by Khimji Ramdas Private Limited which is the Indian venture for distribution of Proctor & Gamble products and a meeting was held with primary education officers. Along with the girls, even their mothers will have to remain present”, the circular said.”