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Improving Rural Girl’s Menstrual Sanitation and Hygiene
The overall objective of the project is to ensure that girl-children stay at school to complete education, access sanitary pads and information unconditionally and attain skills on proper menstrual sanitation and hygiene management (MSHM)

01 Mar. 2021 - 21 May. 2021 • P.O BOX 201, SOROTI, UGANDA

The project planned to conduct the baseline survey to generate information upon which the project outcomes were benchmarked in relation to the project outcome indicators, capture information/data on the current status of Menstrual Sanitation, Hygiene Management (MSHM) of girls in the 5 targeted primary schools in order to provide a broad overview, identify gaps and the like of the current situation in the focused schools and the community.

Further Description / Program

This report presents findings of the baseline survey on the status of rural school’s girl’s menstrual sanitation and hygiene management, causes of rural school girls school drop-out, the impact of domestic and gender-based violence, teenage marriage and pregnancy and illegal abortion to the education of girl children and also the availability and functionality of school girls health clubs that provide peer-to-peer counselling and reproductive health information services.
The main objective of this survey was to assess the understanding of MSHM issues to school girls, teachers, parents and school management committees (SMC), Parents, Teachers Association (PTA) management committees, looking on the factors affecting menstruating girls at schools, friendliness of sanitary facilities at schools including effects of domestic and gender-based violence, teenage marriage and pregnancy, and illegal abortion, unimproved MSHM to girl’s education and future. By Understanding various barriers affecting girls at school will help to improve the girls’ performance in rural schools and proper planning of intervention to mitigate the challenges affecting the rural girl child at school.

Event location

Improving Rural Girl’s Menstrual Sanitation and Hygiene
P.O BOX 201, SOROTI, UGANDA
Popatlal Road

Contact information

youthwithafocusteso@gmail.com / info@ywaft.org

Apolot Mary
Executive Director
youthwithafocusteso@gmail.com
0787889109

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YOUTH WITH A FOCUS TESO
Soroti
Uganda


Youth With a Focus Teso is an indigenous charitable Community-Based Organization (CBO) that works to contribute to the process of restoring hope and economically empower the youth in Teso Sub-region. The projects run by YWAFT, endeavor to restore human dignity and other personal freedoms to children with a disability in teso region. our thematic areas of focus are but not limited to; Environmental conservation, Gender equality, Entrepreneurship and menstrual hygiene management primarily targeting the youth with disability both educated and uneducated aged 13 to 35 on equal gender terms to promote youth s and girl s sexual and reproductive health through education, advocacy and capacity building especially on matters related to menstrual hygiene, teenage pregnancy, Sexually Transmitted Infections, and HIV/AIDS.

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