April 11, 2022
Students in the Training Course for Midwives of the Nagasaki University Graduate School of Health Sciences, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences presented a report on the activities of the Project Nagasaki for Period Poverty to address Physiological Poverty at the National Midwifery Student Exchange & Student Poster Presentation held on March 20 and 21, 2022, at the Japan Academy of Midwifery Academic Congress. The Japan Academy of Midwifery Award was given to the company for its excellent activities in the field of midwifery.
Project Nagasaki for Period Poverty Due To Poverty aims to (1) make sanitary products available in toilets, (2) provide information through the distribution of sanitary products, and (3) ensure comprehensive sexual education opportunities for women, men, sexual minorities, adults, and children alike. The project has been launched.
To continue this activity and get sanitary products into the hands of those who need them, we are evaluating and revising our activities, aiming to increase the number of members, and considering ways to learn the voices of users.
In addition, since our current activities are limited to a limited number of campuses on campus, we aim to collaborate with other departments and expand the number of facilities where we can set up our activities.
Project Nagasaki for Period Poverty Due To Poverty to Fight Physiological Poverty is a project that aims to achieve the SDGs "Goal 1: Eliminate Poverty," "Goal 3: Health and Welfare for All," and "Goal 5: Gender Equality," among others. In order to realize the SDGs, "leave no one behind," we believe that it is important to resolve issues that can be seen from the perspective of "physiological poverty.