Menstrual Hygiene

Menstrual Hygiene

Karnataka Menstrual Hygiene Waste Warriors Of India

Meet The 29-Year-Old Social Worker Who Introduced India’s First Eco-Friendly Sanitary Napkin Incinerator

“At the end of the day, I just want to do my bit for the environment and society”, says Nisha Nazre, explaining about her inspiration behind coming up with a zero-pollution incinerator ...
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Menstrual Hygiene Sees The Light Of The Day In Hailakandi Jail, Assam, As Women Inmates Get Sanitary Napkins
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Menstrual Hygiene Sees The Light Of The Day In Hailakandi Jail, Assam, As Women Inmates Get Sanitary Napkins

To promote menstrual hygiene, 30 packets of sanitary pads were distributed in Hailakandi Jail by the district administration ...
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Lack Of Menstrual Hygiene Is Taking A Toll On Education Of More Than 5 Lakh Girls In Uttar Pradesh: Survey
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Lack Of Menstrual Hygiene Is Taking A Toll On Education Of More Than 5 Lakh Girls In Uttar Pradesh: Survey

As many as 5.13 lakh girls in the age group 11-14 years dropped from schools in 2018-19 in Uttar Pradesh due to inadequate facilities in schools related to sanitation and menstrual hygiene ...
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From Having No Access To Sanitary Napkins As A Teen, To Now Distributing It For Free, Story Of Mumbai’s Padwoman
Maharashtra Menstrual Hygiene

From Having No Access To Sanitary Napkins As A Teen, To Now Distributing It For Free, Story Of Mumbai’s Padwoman

Dipti’s first meeting with menstruation and her husband’s dedication towards the cause made her undertake the cause of menstrual hygiene and turn into a ‘padwoman’ ...
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The Smart Maitrin project has been initiated in collaboration with the NGO Maitrin and is the flagship mission of the MCP Mr. Barve
Menstrual Hygiene News

140 Police Stations In Mumbai To Get Sanitary Napkin Vending Machines To Empower Their Female Cops

About 140 police stations throughout Mumbai are set to receive sanitary napkin vending machines as part of the Mumbai Police welfare initiative ‘Smart Maitrin’ project ...
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Menstrual Hygiene in India: Ditch The Plastic And Go For Eco-Friendly Sanitary Products, Say Experts
Menstrual Hygiene

Menstrual Hygiene in India: Ditch The Plastic And Go For Eco-Friendly Sanitary Products, Say Experts

As menstrual hygiene is slowly gaining a place in the mainstream discourse and the stigma around it breaking, here is what experts suggest on having healthy and eco-friendly periods ...
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Sanitary Napkin Production Unit At Tihar Jail, A Hygienic And Empowering Gift To Female Inmates On Women’s Day
Delhi Menstrual Hygiene News Women's Day Special

Sanitary Napkin Production Unit At Tihar Jail, A Hygienic And Empowering Gift To Female Inmates On Women’s Day

On International Women’s Day, a sanitary pad manufacturing unit was launched at Jail number 6 of Tihar Jail in Delhi, for the production of low cost, biodegradable sanitary pads ...
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Menstrual Hygiene Women's Day Special

Period. End Of Sentence’: “It’s Been A Revolution”, Says The Oscar Winning Producer Guneet Monga In An Interview From Los Angeles

The short film, ‘Period. End Of Sentence.’ backed by Indian producer Guneet Monga's Sikhya Entertainment, is the story of women of Uttar Pradesh’s Kathikera village who fight against all odds to ensure menstrual equality, meaning access to menstrual hygiene for all, in their village ...
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Flying High: Rural India's Pad-Women Bringing Bottom-Up Change Feature In Oscar-Winning Documentary
Menstrual Hygiene News Women's Day Special

Flying High: Rural India’s Pad-Women Bringing Bottom-Up Change Feature In Oscar-Winning Documentary

In January 2017, a low-cost machine invented by social entrepreneur Arunachalam Muruganantham, popularly known as 'Pad Man', was set up in the village to produce sanitary napkins which started the conversation around menstruation ...
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If We Can Do It, Then Any Girl In The World Can Do It: Sneha, Suman Of 'Period. End Of Sentence' Gets Rousing Welcome
Menstrual Hygiene News Women's Day Special

If We Can Do It, Then Any Girl In The World Can Do It: Sneha, Suman Of ‘Period. End Of Sentence’ Gets Rousing Welcome

"Menstruation is not a disease, it’s a procedure. If we talk about this openly then we can make lives of women safe in the coming days," said Suman, featured in India-based documentary 'Period. End of Sentence' ...
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Menstrual Hygiene News Women's Day Special

Period. End Of Sentence. : Uttar Pradesh’s Kathikera Village Celebrates The Victory Of ‘Daughters’ At The Academy Awards

The 26-minute Oscar award winning documentary is produced by Guneet Monga and follows a group of women in Hapur, Uttar Pradesh who lead a quiet revolution as they fight against the stigma of menstruation ...
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My 'PadBank’ in Bareilly is distributing free sanitary pads to women
Menstrual Hygiene

26-Year-Old Man In Bareilly Is Breaking The Period Taboo With A Sanitary Napkin Bank

26-year-old Chitransh Saxena from Bareilly, Uttar Pradesh, started a PadBank in June 2018. 148 girls in the city are getting free sanitary pads every month from the bank ...
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