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International Journal of Applied Research

Vol. 3, Issue 6, Part C (2017)

Perception of menstrual knowledge and hygiene practices among young women

Author(s)
RI Sathya, K Kasthoori and M Anish sharmila
Abstract
A Woman menstruates for a whole of 40 years in her life span. But enormous majority of women who survive in the developing world do not have right to use to clean water protected and private spaces for washing and cleaning, resources for absorbing menstrual blood, or facilities for proper and safe removal of used menstrual hygiene resources. Menstrual hygiene is essential to the self-esteem and wellbeing of women and girls, it is an important part of basic hygiene, cleanliness and reproductive health services, However, menstruation is too often unmentionable, with many unconstructive cultural attitude linked with it, including the idea that menstruating women and girls are “contaminated”, “dirty” and “impure”. The study was conducted only for the women; the survey had been conducted with young women in Ladies Hostel, The Gandhigram Rural Institute -Deemed University, Gandhigram, Dindigul, Tamil Nadu, India. The size of the sample collected is 300 randomly. The questionnaire was administered as the tool for collecting data from the respondents. The study conducted that the young women most of their adequate knowledge and practices during menstrual hygiene.
Pages: 150-155  |  379 Views  17 Downloads
How to cite this article:
RI Sathya, K Kasthoori and M Anish sharmila. Perception of menstrual knowledge and hygiene practices among young women. International Journal of Applied Research. 2017; 3(6): 150-155.
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