Menstrual Hygiene

Menstrual Hygiene

Book Excerpt: ‘What’s Up With Me?' By Actor Tisca Chopra
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Book Excerpt: ‘What’s Up With Me?’ By Actor Tisca Chopra

Exclusive excerpt from ‘What’s Up With Me'  by actor, mother, film director-producer and author Tisca Chopra ...
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Women's Day 2021: Let's Talk Menstruation Say Girls In This Bihar Village
Bihar Menstrual Hygiene Women's Day Special

Women’s Day 2021: Let’s Talk Menstruation Say Girls In This Bihar Village

International Women's Day 2021: In 2016, Population Foundation of India, a Delhi based non-profit organisation, launched a campaign in Darbhanga and Nawada district of Bihar to educate young adults about reproductive and sexual health which paved the way for menstrual hygiene in the district ...
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Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister To Launch Free Sanitary Napkin Distribution On Women's Day
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Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister To Launch Free Sanitary Napkin Distribution On Women’s Day

This year, the theme for International Women's Day 2021 is 'Choose To Challenge' ...
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Adolescent Girls In Varanasi Slums Overcome Lack Of Sanitary Pads During COVID-19 lockdown 
Menstrual Hygiene Uttar Pradesh Women's Day Special

Women’s Day 2021: Adolescent Girls In Varanasi Slums Overcome Lack Of Sanitary Pads During COVID-19 lockdown 

Varanasi’s Diksha and Deepika risked their health to ensure every girl in their community has access to menstrual hygiene during the COVID-19 lockdown ...
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Women's Day Special: "I Have Never Owned Underpants, So How Could I Use A Sanitary Pad?"
Menstrual Hygiene Women's Day Special

Women’s Day 2021: “I Have Never Owned Underpants, So How Could I Use A Sanitary Pad?”

Owing to their on ground work in Uttarakhand, NGO SheWings realised that the major barrier faced by women in accessing menstrual hygiene products, is not having undergarments ...
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Here’s How France, New Zealand And Scotland Are Aiming To Eliminate Period Poverty And What Can India Do
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Here’s How France, New Zealand And Scotland Are Aiming To Eliminate Period Poverty And What Can India Do

France and New Zealand have announced to provide sanitary products for free in school whereas Scotland has approved a Bill to make sanitary napkins accessible for free across the country ...
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How Did A Jharkhand District End Up Growing 5,000 Trees Through An Initiative To Promote Safe Use Of Sanitary Pads
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How Did A Jharkhand District End Up Growing 5,000 Trees Through An Initiative To Promote Safe Use Of Sanitary Pads?

It started off as a way to educate girls about how to safely dispose of used sanitary pads and make the girls take responsibility for their sanitary waste, But now NGO Nischay's campaign, ‘Ek Pad, Ek Ped’ has taken a life of its own ...
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Government School Students In Telangana Make 'Zero Waste' Sanitary Napkins
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Government School Students In Telangana Make ‘Zero Waste’ Sanitary Napkins

Prompted by the rising sanitary waste, the students of Zilla Parishad High School (ZPHS) Mulkalapally of Telangana have made organic sanitary pads using water hyacinth, fenugreek, turmeric, neem and basil seeds ...
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Scotland Becomes First Country To Provide Free Menstrual Products
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Scotland Becomes First Country To Provide Free Menstrual Products

According to the new rules, period products will be available to access in public buildings including schools and universities across Scotland ...
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Delhi Based NGO ‘Sachhi Saheli’ Breaks The Stigma Around Menstruating Girls, Celebrates Them For ‘New Age Kanya Pooja’
Menstrual Hygiene

Delhi Based NGO ‘Sachhi Saheli’ Breaks The Stigma Around Menstruating Girls, Celebrates Them For ‘New Age Kanya Pooja’

Delhi-based NGO Sachhi Saheli organised a unique New Age Kanya Pooja, where they worshipped girls who menstruate along with those who don’t, to break the stigma surrounding menstruation being impure ...
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‘About 5 Crore Women Have Got Sanitary Pads At Rs. 1’, Says PM Modi In His Independence Day Speech, Twitterati Praise
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‘About 5 Crore Women Have Got Sanitary Pads At Rs. 1’, Says PM Modi In His Independence Day Speech, Twitterati Praise

Independence Day 2020: Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the nation from Red Fort and touched upon numerous themes including women empowerment ...
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The Covid-19 lockdown has impacted access to menstrual hygiene products and the ability for girls and women to maintain personal hygiene, say experts
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Menstrual Hygiene Day: Access To Sanitary Napkins Getting Worse During The COVID-19 Lockdown

Because of the lockdown, many people have lost their livelihood and now more than ever, economically poor families are reluctant to spend on sanitary pads which is why a lot of girls and young women are going back to their previous ways of handling periods by using rags ...
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