Menstrual hygiene is a delicate issue, which, although it is a biological process, is still seen as taboo, not mentioned the various problems that this process can bring, such as: in the management of hygiene, products that can be used or psycho-emotional-educational support that girls and women need through the menstrual cycle. Milieukontakt, within the project “WatSanPlan” which is implemented jointly with partners WECF, JHR, Aquademica, WiD, Environmental ambassador for sustainable development, with the financial support of the German Federal Ministry of Environment, Nature Protection and Nuclear Safety to promote the date  of May 28 and aware female gender went to the city of Lezha. With 9-year-old female students we exchanged information about: what is menstrual hygiene, personal and community care that girls / women should have throughout their menstrual cycle, ecological products that can be used for better health and environment clean; initiatives that students and teachers can take to ensure good menstrual hygiene. Through the discussions with the girls, we realized that the concept still remains taboo, in the family, society and school. It need to underline the fact that in rural schools there are shortages of water supply or even cases where toilets are outside the school premises and common to both genders.

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