Adolescence and Hygiene
Duration :2 hrs
Grades : 6 to 12 girls
Objective : To understand the bodily changes and appreciate it and ways to maintain hygiene.
“Any society that fails to harness the energy and creativity of its women is at a huge disadvantage in the modern world.”
The Health and safety committee of QMIS decided to take the light beyond the steps in front of them. Girls of Grades 6 to 12 had a great afternoon on 06.09.19 . Dr. Muthuselvi , leading gynecologist of Govt. Rajaji Hospital educated the girls on Gender sensitivity. The session started with a short questionnaire that connected the speaker with the girls easily. Dr Muthuselvi explained in detail about Adolescence, Puberty cycle and the ways to stabilize their mood swings. Students were really interactive and they bubbled up with questions. Dr. Muthuselvi shared the importance of puberty, the physical, mental and emotional changes of the adolescence stage, the strategies to handle the mood swings and she also educated the children on being safe and healthy. Children were curious when she unveiled the facts in a down to earth manner. It was an interesting and informative session for the girls.
Report by CIS Coordinator:
Adolescence is the time for puberty changes and growth spurts. The teenage years brings a whole lot of changes physically, emotionally, mentally and socially. A platform was created for the teens to raise queries and clear their ambiguities regarding the changes they are undergoing. It was a useful session that also gave awareness on how to maintain hygiene.