Posted by: maymaloney | August 24, 2010

India – Improved Sanitation and Iron Supplements Help Rural Girls Stay in School

photo copyright UNICEF

In Jharkhand state in rural India, an adolescent girls' group and volunteers map the homes in their village as they prepare to make visits to young women.

http://http://www.unicef.org/infobycountry/india_55555.html

This article, drawn from the UNICEF website, demonstrates the need to address the health needs and sanitation requirements of young women. This article draws on the experience of young women in the Jharkhand state in eastern India. The young women of this area have formed a Women’s Circle to discuss the need for sanitation for girls at school and strategies to combat anemia.

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