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Opinion: Prioritizing Menstrual Health And Hygiene Management During Emergencies

Opinion: Prioritizing Menstrual Health And Hygiene Management During Emergencies
Blogs Menstrual Hygiene News Swasth India
According to experts, with closure of schools, on which many girls depended to access menstrual hygiene products, girls’ ability to manage menstruation with safety and dignity is at stake ...
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Menstrual Hygiene Day: Project Baala Provides Over 2.7 Lakh Sanitary Pads For Free To 90,000 Poor Women During The COVID-19 Pandemic

Menstrual Hygiene Day: Project Baala Provides Over 2.7 Lakh Sanitary Pads For Free To 90,000 Poor Women During The COVID-19 Pandemic
India’s Coronavirus Warriors Menstrual Hygiene News Swasth India
By partnering with various state governments and non-governmental organisation, Project Baala is distributing reusable pads free-of-cost to help women and girls in the underprivileged community manage their periods in a safe and hygienic way during the ongoing pandemic ...
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Survey Finds Women In India Had Irregular Gap In Menstrual Cycle During COVID-19

Survey Finds Women In India Had Irregular Gap In Menstrual Cycle During COVID-19
Coronavirus Outbreak Menstrual Hygiene News
The sixth annual Menstrual Hygiene Survey by Everteen, a feminine hygiene brand revealed that more than 41 per cent of women experienced an unusually irregular gap in their periods ...
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Menstrual Hygiene Day 2021: Five Things To Know

WASH United came up with the idea for a global day of action for Menstrual Hygiene Management in May 2013
Menstrual Hygiene
On the occasion of Menstrual Hygiene Day 2021, here are five things you should know ...
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Here’s How France, New Zealand And Scotland Are Aiming To Eliminate Period Poverty And What Can India Do

Here’s How France, New Zealand And Scotland Are Aiming To Eliminate Period Poverty And What Can India Do
Features Menstrual Hygiene
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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25-year-old From Pune Invents Machine To Ensure Safe Disposal Of Sanitary Napkins

25-year-old From Pune Invents Machine To Ensure Safe Disposal Of Sanitary Napkins
Maharashtra Swachh Warriors
Ajinkya Dahiya, a recent engineering graduate, set up his own startup and has developed a machine called Padcare which helps in the safe disposal of sanitary napkins ...
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Government School Students In Telangana Make ‘Zero Waste’ Sanitary Napkins

Government School Students In Telangana Make 'Zero Waste' Sanitary Napkins
Menstrual Hygiene News Telangana
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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Delhi Based NGO ‘Sachhi Saheli’ Breaks The Stigma Around Menstruating Girls, Celebrates Them For ‘New Age Kanya Pooja’

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 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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Sanitary Pad Manufacturers To Provide Disposal Bags From Next January

Sanitary Pad Manufacturers To Provide Disposal Bags From Next January
News Plastic Waste Waste Management
According to Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar, January 2021 onwards all sanitary pad manufacturers will have to compulsorily give degradable bags for disposal of each sanitary napkin and added that this rule is already in existence but is not being followed by the manufacturers ...
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Women Of Jharkhand’s Simdega District Are Tackling Menstrual Waste By Practising Plastic Free Periods

Women Of Jharkhand’s Simdega District Are Tackling Menstrual Waste By Practising Plastic Free Periods
Jharkhand Menstrual Hygiene News
The Garima Abhiyan, a district-wide campaign run by the administration of Simdega district, Jharkhand, is breaking the taboo associated with menstruation by providing its women with eco-friendly sanitary pads ...
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A Startup In Uttarakhand Develops An Eco-Friendly Sanitary Pad That Lasts Five Times Longer Than Regular Pads

A Startup In Uttarakhand Develops An Eco-Friendly Sanitary Pad That Lasts Five Times Longer Than Regular Pads
Menstrual Hygiene News Plastic Waste
The sanitary pads available in the market are polymer-based and result in huge amount of plastic waste which can be avoided by using biodegradable alternatives ...
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The All New Period Emoji Wants To Inspire Women And Girls To Talk Menstruation Freely

The All New Period Emoji Wants To Inspire Women And Girls To Talk Menstruation Freely
Menstrual Hygiene News
The idea of a period emoji was conceived by the UK based non-profit Plan Action, who ran a survey in 2017 in UK to find that shame and stigma still hinder conversations on menstruation ...
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