World Menstrual Hygiene Day 2022: FIDA Uyo Donates Sanitary Pads to Promote Menstrual Health
As part of the activities to mark this year’s World Menstrual Hygiene Day, FIDA Nigeria, Uyo Branch, and Medical Women’s Association Nigeria (MWAN) Akwa Ibom State Chapter visited Uyo High School, Oron road, Uyo on 24th May 2022.
The event which targeted girls between 13 and 17 years of age had students in SS1, SS2 and SS3 in attendance.
The MWAN members led by Dr. Edesiri Ighorodje taught the female students the importance of menstruation and the need for menstrual hygiene.
In addition, the Chairperson of FIDA Uyo, Bar. Iquo Abia enlightened the girls about criminal sexual offenses and how they can seek help when they are faced with any danger.
The event was rounded off with the distribution of free sanitary pads to the female students.