G. Preeti1, Amaresh2, Bhargavi3, Himabindu Singh4, Lakshmi5, Alimelu6, Kalyani Srinivas7, Gopal Singh8
Adolescence is a transitional period during which a child matures into an adult. Menstrual related problem contribute to school absenteeism. beliefs, concepts, hygiene, and knowledge attitude about menstruation is objectively analysed and found that menarche was attained by 70% girls at 12-13 years and the mother helped the girls with information, 76% used the old clothes and reused them. 10% of the girls had school absenteeism. There is a need for imparting knowledge by including in the school curriculum.