# Training on sexual and reproductive health

# Capacity Building Training on Sexual and Reproductive Health

 

Sexual and Reproductive health is a crucial aspect of general health. It is a reflection of health during adolescence and adulthood. It implies that people are able to have a satisfying and safe sex life, the capability to reproduce, and the freedom to decide if, when, and how often to do so.

Enhancing Capacity of People in Rural Areas of Nepal

The three days encompassing capacity building training was conducted from 8-10th of August 2018 at Dulikhel Training Centre. It was on sexual and reproductive health and came along with a training on leadership and facilitation skills. The participants have been field staffs and EC Members of implementing Member Organizations with a total of 10 participants (i.e. 4 participants from Okhaldhunga and 6 from Achham). 

PAVE Project (Protection of Adolescence and Vulnerable Women through Empowerment) is being implemented through two Member Organizations (MOs) of Sanjal in two districts, i.e. ‘Gramin Mahila Jagaran Samuha’, Okhaldhunga and ‘Youth in Empowerment Sector-Nepal’, Achham.

Fruitful Discussions and Identification of Common Challenges

The participants were actively involved in group activities and shared their field experiences, what made the session very fruitful for the participants and trainers alike. Through the discussion, some of the common occurring problems, while carrying out the program activities, have been identified. Those are geographical conditions, ignorance, people's attitude and behavior.

In detail, the content was on Sexual & Reproductive Health was related to Adolescence & Puberty, Gender & Sex, Menstruation & Menstrual Hygiene, Sex Education, Abortion, Sexual & Reproductive health Rights, Sexual abuse & violence, Facilitation & leadership skills.

The training was facilitated by Mrs. Kalapan Gyawali, and co-facilitated by Ms. Prasanna Rai from Sansthagat Bikas Sanjal. The training was supported by Women’s World Day of prayer- German Committee.