FIDA Eket Marks World Menstrual Hygiene Day 2022
The International Federation of Women Lawyers (FIDA Nigeria) Eket Branch ably led by her Chairperson Mojisola Tijani Esq marked the Menstrual Hygiene Day with a visit to three Secondary schools in Eket Senatorial District.
The schools who benefited from this visit were:
Community Secondary School Oruko
Comprehensive high school Okossi both in Urue Offong/Oruko local Government Area and Infant Jesus model Secondary School Oron in Oron Local Government Area.
Partnering with FIDA Eket on the mission tagged #PAD A GIRL was VIFADAD Medical Mission, the team was led by Mrs Comfort Umoren, a Registered Nurse who educated the young girls on menstrual hygiene management during and after their menstrual period.
The FIDA Eket Chairperson spoke extensively on the theme “To create a world where no woman or girl is held back because they menstruate by 2030”
The Chairman NBA Eket branch, Gloria Etim Esq in attendance also threw more light through personal experience on how to manage and care for oneself during menstruation.
The visit was a remarkable one as the girls were enriched with vital information on menstrual hygiene and about 1000 pads were distributed.