This Research Brief provides a holistic view of the problems faced by tribal adolescent girls during their menstruation and further investigate the causes related to their higher vulnerability towards encountering Reproductive and Urinary Tract Infections. Additionally, it reflects on the impact of societal norms and community attitudes towards menstruation and their adverse effect on the health of tribal adolescent girls.

This Brief serves as a reference for policymakers, especially the ones working in the State of Gujarat, to formulate sustainable policy solutions on the issue of menstrual hygiene management, to ensure long term benefits for the susceptible tribal women.

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