‘Her Day’ highlights the importance of menstrual hygiene
The IUB Social Welfare Club organized ‘Her Day’ on May 26, 2022, to raise awareness about the importance of menstrual hygiene. The day also marked the inauguration of the first sanitary pad vending machine, sponsored by renowned business group ACI Limited, on the university campus. Accessible to all – students and staff - throughout the day, the vending machine has been placed inside the Female Common Room on the campus.
Brig. Gen. Prof. Nurunnahar Fatema Begum SBP, winner of the Independence Award and renowned paediatric interventional cardiologist at the Armed Forces Medical College; and Mr. Maruf Uz Zaman, Product Group Manager for Consumer Brands at ACI Limited, were special guests at the event. The programme had three segments: inauguration of the sanitary pad vending machine; public speaking; and quiz competition.
The vending machine was opened by Brig. Gen. Nurunnahar Fatema in the company of Prof. Meherun Ahmed, PhD, Dean of IUB’s School of Business and Entrepreneurship; Dr. A N M Shibly Noman Khan, Head of the Department of Human Resources Management; Club Coordinator Ms. Bushra Sanjana, Mr. Maruf Uz Zaman, and the Executive Board of the IUB Social Welfare Club.