World Menstrual Hygiene Day-2021 wascelebrated on 27 May 2021. This year’s theme was “More Action and Investment in Menstrual Health and Hygiene Now.” The day was observed at Dhaka Ahsania Mission’s Humanitarian WASH Project’s project-area Telkhola village under Phalongkhali Union under UkhiyaUpazilla. Union Chairman Mr. Md. Gafur Uddin Chowdhury, Ward No. 6 Member Md. Tofail Ahmed, prominent people of the area, school teachers and women living in the area,as well as officers and employees of Dhaka Ahsania Mission WASH Project spontaneously participated in the event.
Union Chairmandiscussed on the importance ofsteps and investments in menstrual health in the current time. Ward members, school teachers and Md. MahfuzAlam, Wash Project Manager, Dhaka Ahsania Mission participated in the discussion.
An open discussion with the female members present was arranged in the second session. The importance of this issue, things to be done, identifying problems and solutions were discussed by a facilitator from Dhaka Ahsania Mission.