Children leaving school in shame
because of health-threatening
BBC News 24 Desk: The ninth grade teenager was excited after school. At one time he became unconscious. Then he died. After postmortem, there are two snake babies found in the uterus of the teenager. The incident took place in 2009. The girl of Jessore’s Jhikargachha was a monthly. He allowed the old clothes of the menstrual to dry in a damp place. From there, the snake’s child takes two clothes. But he was uncomfortable at school and could not tell anyone.
Suddenly pain in the stomach of 11-year-old girl Sanjida Sultana of Hatia island of Noakhali. Then the presence of blood in the vagina Suddenly, he was mentally broken down in the circumstances. Shamelessly stopped going to school for fear. And due to the lack of regular education in the school, due to the lack of education, another child of Shobernacharara Chalha Khatun At the end of the parents’ pressure is to sit on the marriage pyarei him.
Many such youths are falling prey to education including death and death due to ignorance about menstrual issues. In a long-distance teenager school, dear friends, class rooms and day-long fun However, the school becomes sad at a particular time in the month of the school. Never mind in anything. It can not be said to anyone again that no one can be told, the discomfort.
Most school-college toilets in the country are not suitable for monthly health care. Although the use of sanitary pads in women and girls increases, there are many problems in the management of menstrual time. The lack of adequate water in the school, the lack of clean toilet and the lack of privacy make the school more complicated for schoolgirls. The rate of absence of girls in schools is increasing. Although the government issued a notification to make schools monthly, they are different.
A study of water aid has found that there is no suitable opportunity for 82 percent of the school’s monthly management. Because of this, the rate of student absence is high. On the other hand, according to UNICEF, the first monthly experience of life is a terrible experience for many girls. Because they do not have any information about it, even mothers do not talk about this with the girl child.
According to the Bangladesh National Hygiene Baseline Survey of 2014, 40 percent of the girls do not go to school for three days during the menstrual cycle, and one third of the 40 percent of these girls said that their education was damaged due to the loss of the school. Only 10 percent of women use sanitary napkin and the remaining 86 percent of women use old clothes. On the other hand, only 6 percent may know about Minstructural Hygiene Management at school. There are many girls who are uncomfortable to go to school and even leave the house in school for menstrual days, because they have no chance to change the clothes in the toilets and to use the napkin in their toilets, without having a separate common room for women, menstrual bleeding. But according to the genetic experts, it needs to be changed every six hours to napkin. Otherwise, there is a risk of bacterial infection and many diseases can occur.
It is a normal physiological process for girls to be menstrual during adolescence. The normal process is considered as a taboo subject in many areas of society. As a result, various types of infections occur in cervical and reproductive organs.
In the year 2013, the International Center for Diary Disease Research, Bangladesh (ICDDR) and 323 students of B 700 schools also interviewed with the help of Local Government Division and Water Aid of Bangladesh. 64 percent of the students said they did not know about this before being first for a first time. And about 86 percent said they used the old clothes during menstruation. It is seen that there is only one percent of the school drop-outs used in Bangladesh. In the survey, 41 percent of the students said that due to monthly, they can not go to school for three days in an average month.
The price of sanitary napkin is high
In the market, you can see the country’s first sanitary napkin ‘senora’. Currently there are several brand pad available including Monalisa, Freedom, Jaya, Svelen and Evans. The cost of sanitary napkin for every company is beyond the capability of women of the poor. Besides, many people are still not ready to spend money due to lack of awareness.
Panty Liner Pad, Ultra-Thin Pad, Regular Pad, Maxi / Superpad, Overnight Pad, Maternal Pad; Each category of sanitary napkins is sold between Tk 100 and 250.
SMC marketing manager Mizanur Rahman said many people are talking about purchasing power on the price of the Pad. But 12 to 15 raw materials are made from outside the country to make napkin. To reach that raw material factory, only 70% of the VAT and tax has to be submitted. After reaching the buyer’s hand beyond the issues of its preparation, marketing etc. Therefore, the government will have to come forward to bring the prices of napkin to everyone’s potential.
Menstrual fear and shame
Ayesha Akter (pseudonym), a ninth grade student of Noakhali, said, “I’m very scared if the body is bad (menstrual).” Morbhabira said that if there is a bad blood in the body then it is out. The smell of fish from the blood will come out, so fish and meat will not be able to eat. Do not get out of the house. The house is not allowed to do the work of the house talking unclean. For cloth used in menstrual periods, others may not be able to see it, so that the darkness of the house is damp in the damp places. Do not wash with soap.
Najia Parvin (pseudonym) was born and raised in Dhanmondi in the capital. The 30-year-old Housewife used to use sanitary napkins during the period from the junior. However, he did not go to the store to buy sanitary napkin.