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264 HEALTH EDUCATION FOR ADOLESCENT SLUM GIRLS

posted Mar 27, 2018, 10:45 AM by Don Bosco Development Society   [ updated Mar 27, 2018, 10:45 AM ]
Pune, 24-March-2018: The Don Bosco Development Society (DBDS), Pune organized an adolescent health awareness session at Anna Bhau Sathe Hall in Yerwada. 17 Adolescent girls attended this session held under the aegis of ‘Women Empowerment Project’ supported by Manos Unidas, Spain.

Miss. Nilima Chandhare (Trainer - DBDS) was the resource person for this event. Mr. Nagsen Chavan (Coordinator - DBDS) started the session by giving a brief introduction about the works of Don Bosco Development Society. Miss Chandhare educated the participants on their physical and emotional development. In her session, she covered following topics:  

Physical body changes and stress.
Psychological and emotional changes. 
Healthy habits and Hygiene 
Female reproductive system
Importance of  Family support
Gender equality 

The participants actively involved themselves in the programme and they liked it very much. They also requested to hold more such events. Mrs Leena Gaikwad (Staff - DBDS) also shared her experiences and gave vote of thanks.