COTA’s interventions under protection included;
- PSN support with nutritional food relief,
- Provision of mama kits and reusable pads to pregnant women and pads for young girls,
- Besides these we carry out advocacy on menstrual hygiene and management in the community.
Some of the PSNs beneficiaries of food support Menstrual Management.
This is another core programme area that COTA undertakes. COTA works through the homes and communities in supporting menstrual hygiene management in young people. COTA has been sensitizing the girls and women under reproductive age on their duties and responsibilities of managing menstrual periods and the community on how to support the young girls and women. Therefore, we extend the following services to our beneficiaries, provision of information on sexual reproductive health rights and education on hygiene and sanitation. COTA has further contributed to the distribution of sanitary pads and soap. Through the parents and community leaders, COTA in partnership with ActionAid International Uganda and ActionAid UK has conducted documentation on menstrual management in Imvepi
COTA staff training young women on how to manage reusable pads, documentation of the activity and distribution of pads.