MFCS Officials Distribute Menstrual Hygiene Kits To 800 Students Within Bawku West And Bawku Central Municipality

Story by Enock Akonnor

The leadership of Muslim Family Counseling Services (MFCS); a non-governmental organization has distributed menstrual hygiene kits to 800  female students within the Bawku West and Bawku Central Municipalities.

The activity was carried out coincidentally with the commemoration of the World Menstrual Hygiene day on 27th May 2022.

In all, 20 public schools within the district were covered an among them were Agatuse Junior High School, Hairija Islamic Basic School, Yarigu Junior High School, Yikurugu Junior High School etc.

Beneficiaries were girls falling within the reproductive age.

The gesture formed part of the Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights (ASRHR) project with funding support from Amplify Change.

ASRHR is a project that seeks to use faith and traditional leaders, men/boys, survivors of Sexual and Gender Based Violence and people with disabilities as Community advocates to promote the education of girl-child on the repercussions of child marriage and stamp out SGBV at Bawku.

Addressing the media, Bun Bida Mohammed Program Director noted that the organisation will continued to heighten efforts to address issues related to SGBV and reduce it to the barest minimum at Bawku.


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