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Swachta Se Mahawari Ka Prabandhan - ’Pratiyogita’ - IPC Mobile Episodes 'Ammaji'

Medium Mobisode
Language(s) Hindi
Description Synopses:
The mobisode emphasises on managing personal hygiene during menstruation.

Question: How can one take care of personal hygiene during menstruation?
Voice Over Answer:
o One should take bath daily
o Use dry and clean cotton cloth as menstrual absorbent
o Change the cloth at least three-four times a day
o Wash the used cloth with soap and dry it in sunlight
o Used cloth or pad should be burnt or disposed properly in a pit

Question: What are the misconceptions about menstruation in the society?
Voice Over Answer:
o Food or water gets spoiled if touched by a girl during menstruation
o Menstrual blood is dirty
o Girls become sterile if they burn or destroy used cloth

However, all these things are wrong and the right answer is that menstruation is a normal and natural process.

Suggested Audience: Mothers, fathers, daughters, sisters, grandmothers, care givers, ANM, ASHA, AWW and community members.
Keyword(s) Menstrual hygiene, bathing, clean cloth/pads, soap, adolescents, ANM, ASHA, AWW, personal hygiene
Programme Communication for Development (C4D)
Sub-category Facts for Life Communication Initiative
Office New Delhi
Details Mobisode, 14:16 minutes
Date Created 08-Oct-2016
File Size 20.54 MB
Ref No C4D/FFLCI/1325