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Kareena Kapoor Khan takes up for menstrual hygiene

Kareena Kapoor Khan, who is the goodwill advocate forUNICEF , made time from her busy schedule to deliver a speech on menstrual hygiene for women in Lucknow. Apart from focussing on the lack of menstrual hygiene, she also addressed problems faced by adolescent girls in rural areas ofUttar Pradesh . A source close to the actress told a daily, “Kareena will now be talking about this subject in four more cities. She will be visiting Ratnagiri ( Maharashtra ),Jalandhar ( Punjab ) and Varanasi and Mathura (both in Uttar Pradesh) by the end of this month.”She had spoken about every child’s right to education earlier as part of the campaign. “This time, she chose the topic of menstrual hygiene, as she considers it an important subject, one that needs to be discussed. She is looking forward to visiting these cities and spreading awareness about the same,” added the source. Kareena told the daily, “All the girls I met and will be meeting are brave adolescents. We can’t break the silence around gender equality without their help.”

 Source:-http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/