May 28 has been set aside as a day to raise awareness, discuss taboos associated with menstrual hygiene and to highlight the importance of good menstrual hygiene management with the aim of enabling women and girls to achieve their full potential. Globally, more than half of women are currently of reproductive age and menstruation is a monthly reality or for some, a nightmare.
To commemorate this year’s Menstrual Hygiene Day theme, It’s Time for Action, Elsie Godwin had a conversation on Myths and stigmas surrounding menstruation with Dr. Chinonso Egemba popularly known as the Aproko Doctor on social Media.
In this interview, he reiterates that menstruation is a normal physiological process and is as normal as breathing. He maintains that the girl child needs to become a priority.
Watch full interview below;
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