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309 HEALTH RISK EDUCATION TO ADOLESCENT SLUM GIRLS

posted May 26, 2018, 8:54 AM by Don Bosco Development Society   [ updated May 26, 2018, 8:54 AM ]
24-May-2018, Chinchwad (Pune): The Don Bosco Development Society (DBDS), Chinchwad organized a health awareness session for the adolescent girls residing in the Datta Nagar slum. 18 girls participated in this session which was held under the aegis of “Health Risk Reduction Project” supported AXA Business Services.

Ms. Lalita Chaudhrai (Coordinator -DBDS) was the resource person for this session. She covered various aspects of physical changes, psychological changes, vulnerability to reproductive health risks, reproductive health rights, contraceptives, sexually transmitted diseases, sexual abuse, drug and substance abuse etc. After that she covered topics on risks of consuming tobacco. This was followed by a question and answer session in which the participants asked various questions which were all answered by the resource person. Mrs. Vrushali Unhale (Staff- DBDS) proposed the vote of thanks at the end of program. After the session snacks and sanitary napkins were given to all the girls.