Poshan Maah 2020
Women's Day Special

Women’s Day Special

These Women Are Changing How People Dress Up Babies With Their Eco-Friendly Clothing Line

These Women Are Changing How People Dress Up Babies With Their Eco-Friendly Clothing Line
Waste Warriors Of India Women's Day Special
Three women waste warriors came together to start a clothing line that is 100 per cent organic, chemical-free and zero-waste in order to make a swachh difference in the society ...
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From Waste Pickers To Artists, Here’s A Story Of Transformation Of Women From Ghazipur Landfill Area In Delhi

These Women Are Changing How People Dress Up Babies With Their Eco-Friendly Clothing Line
Waste Warriors Of India Women's Day Special
Ghazipur waste pickers get a new lease of life, move away from the landfills as waste pickers and start their journey as artisans, only this time making products made out of waste ...
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Period. End Of Sentence’: “It’s Been A Revolution”, Says The Oscar Winning Producer Guneet Monga In An Interview From Los Angeles

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Menstrual Hygiene Women's Day Special
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

Flying High: Rural India's Pad-Women Bringing Bottom-Up Change Feature In Oscar-Winning Documentary
Menstrual Hygiene News Women's Day Special
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

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
"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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Defying Gender Problems And Open Defecation, Sunita Devi From Jharkhand Is Training Women To Build Toilets

Sunita Devi has trained over 400 women to construct toilets
Jharkhand Swachh Warriors Women's Day Special
90 per cent of the women in Udaypura, a village in Jharkhand used to defecate in the open before 2018. Today, every woman in the village has access to a toilet, thanks to 29-year-old Sunita Devi ...
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Period. End Of Sentence. : Uttar Pradesh’s Kathikera Village Celebrates The Victory Of ‘Daughters’ At The Academy Awards

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Menstrual Hygiene News Women's Day Special
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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Producer Hopes Indian Government Uses Oscar Winner ‘Period. End Of Sentence.’ To Educate Masses On Menstruation

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Menstrual Hygiene News Women's Day Special
Guneet Monga, producer of the Oscar winner documentary ‘Period. End of Sentence.’ Feels a shift or change will happen when the education ministry will get involved and take the film to every school and college ...
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Odisha Government Approves Rs 466 Crore For ‘Khushi’ Scheme To Provide Free Sanitary Pads

8 Sanitary Napkins For Just Rs 5? Maharashtra Makes Low Cost Pads A Reality For Rural Women
Menstrual Hygiene News Women's Day Special
Odisha Government approves a fund of Rs 466 crore for Khushi scheme that will be providing free sanitary pads to government and non-government-aided school across the state and benefit approximately 17 lakh girls ...
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India-Set Documentary About Menstruation, ‘Period. End Of Sentence.’ Grabs An Oscar At The 91st Academy Awards

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Menstrual Hygiene News Women's Day Special
The short film, ‘Period. End Of Sentence.’ backed by Indian producer Guneet Monga's Sikhya Entertainment, is the story of women of UP’s Kathikera village who produce sanitary napkins in a community where the stigma associated with menstruation runs high ...
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23 Million Women Drop Out Of School Every Year When They Start Menstruating In India

23 Million Women Drop Out Of School Every Year When They Start Menstruating In India
Menstrual Hygiene Women's Day Special
In India, 23 million girls drop out of school early when they start menstruating and many of them end up facing acute health problems ...
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Women’s Collective Provides Izzat Ghar ‘Toilets’ To All In Jharkhand’s Barkadih Gram Panchayat

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Features Women's Day Special
Under the leadership of Lailavati Devi, the women of Barkadih gram panchayat brought the necessary behavioral change in their families to construct toilets at home ...
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