“What do I do if the kids at school make fun of me?”
“My friend eats fast food and junk food all the time, but she looks great. Does someone like her need to eat healthy?”
Every young woman has questions like these. Having questions is a sign that girls are growing up. It shows that they want to take care of themselves.
Girls at GDET Municipal Corporation school, Patamata participated actively in a programme conducted jointly by VMC and Rotary Club Krishnaveni on the eve of National Girls Day celebrations on 12-07-2012.
Dr. M. Suneetha Consultant Gynecologist, Dr. Srikanths Diabetes Specialities Centre, who presided over the function, gave honest and straight answers to many such questions and educated girls with helpful information like, Taking care of their reproductive health, Hair and skin care, Sleep, Exercise, Eating well, stress management, Self-esteem, Body image, Healthy relationships, Peer pressure and how to say No, Staying safe, planning the future, Discovering the interests and talents and Thinking about their career.
“It’s a day to celebrate what makes every girl unique; an opportunity for each girl to realize “She Can Do Anything!” said Dr Chilakapati Ramchand Secretary Rotary Club Krishnaveni.
Sri Ashok Sethi President Rotary Club Krishnaveni said “Together, we should empower girls to think big, embrace their unique talents, love themselves and accept one another”.
About 120 girl students, teachers and office staff participated in the interactive sessions, activities and fun quizzes.
|Dr. M. Suneetha Consultant Gynecologist, DSDSC addressing Girls at GDET Muncipal Corporation school, Patamata, Vijayawada.|
|Girl students, teachers and office staff participating in the interactive sessions, activities and fun quizzes.|
|News Coverage on National Girls Day celebrations at GDET Muncipal Corporation school, Patamata, Vijayawada|