Sumary of 9 out of 10 menstruators don’t regularly consult a doctor for menstrual health concerns: Survey:
- A new pan-India survey has revealed that 9 out of 10 menstruators do not regularly consult a doctor for menstrual health concerns, with only 11 per cent reporting that they are comfortable speaking to anyone about menstruation..
- The Blood Report- a pan India social research study of 3500 menstruators outlines the current state of menstrual health and hygiene in the country..
- According to the report, only 44 per cent of menstruaters above the age of 34, stated they feel comfortable while purchasing menstrual hygiene products..
- According to the report, only 44 per cent of menstruaters above the age of 34, stated they feel comfortable while purchasing menstrual hygiene products (Photo:.
- Commenting on the research findings, Kartik Johari, VP Nobel Hygiene, said, “While the report does bring to light some of the harsher realities of menstruation in India, it also acknowledges the silver lining found in young menstruators..
- Some of the insights were eye-openers but what emerges clearly is that access, along with education on menstrual hygiene and health, should be sacrosanct..
- The report also throws a spotlight on the state of access to menstrual facilities, level of comfort, and menstrual literacy that still needs to be pushed…