Poor menstrual hygiene can negatively affect women’s health. When women and girls cannot afford or access absorbent sanitary products, they may use improvised materials such as improperly cleaned or scavenged cloth or other material such as newspaper or even grass. This may cause reproductive tract infections, such as bacterial vaginosis or vulvovaginal candidiasis, which in turn can increase susceptibility to HIV infection.
As an organization; we are launching a project that currently stand within the current proposed goals and targets:
Following the speech of the founder of 360degreeHealth Network Obinna Victor Eze; during the One Young World Summit in London earlier this month; he further made a pledge to continue promoting the Sustainable Development Goal 3-To Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages.
- Goal 3: Attain healthy life for all at all ages
- Target 3.8 Ensure universal accesses to sexual and reproductive health for all
- Goal 5: Attain gender equality, empower women and girls everywhere
- Target 5.9: Ensure universal access to sexual and reproductive health and reproductive rights in accordance with the Programme of Action of the ICPD.
By 2030; we aim to provide universal access to safe and affordable sanitation and hygiene including at home, school, health centers, and refugee camps, paying special attention to the needs of women and girls. This reference recognizes the need for adequate private and gender-separated facilities to help keep girls in school with adequate menstrual hygiene facilities.
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