Bajura: A campaign has been launched to end Chhaupadi system in Budhiganga Municipality of Bajura district.
The Mayor of Budhiganga Deepak Bikram Shah, Deputy Mayor Tara Khati, health coordinator, ward chairs and a team of other members are conducting house-to-house awareness programs against social abuse. The campaign aims to end Chhaupadi by spreading awareness about its serious consequences.
With the help of a non-government organization sanitary pads along with soaps, shampoo, and blankets were provided to 300 women. The distribution of sanitary pads was carried out by the municipality team by visiting different villages within the municipality. The team said the women about the usage of sanitary pads during menstruation.
The Chhaupadi system spread deep roots in the districts of Bajura, Achham, Doti, Bajhang, Mugu, Kalikot, Baitadi, Dailekh in the western and far-western regions.