Designing and Conducting A Baseline Assessment on Menstrual Hygiene Management In 5 Districts of Uttar Pradesh

Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council (WSSCC) - UNOPS

Water, Sanitation & Hygiene

Service: Research & Studies

The assignment was to undertake a baseline assessment in 5 intervention districts of UP to assess the knowledge, attitude and practices, among various stakeholders on menstruation, menstrual hygiene and safe disposal practices. Quantitative and qualitative interactions were done with women, adolescent girls, men, boys, women/girls with disabilities and key officials from various departments at the district level. The assessment results were used by WSSCC and the State Swachh Bharat Mission, as a benchmark for the training and capacity building for the WSSCC’s intervention in five districts.