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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
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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
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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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Meet Meghalaya’s 30-Year-Old Pad Woman Who Manufactures Eco-Friendly Sanitary Napkins

Meet Meghalaya’s 30-Year-Old Pad Woman Who Manufactures Eco-Friendly Sanitary Napkins
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Shaidalin Marbaniang, a member of a self-help group in Riangdo village in Meghalaya, launched her own brand of eco-friendly sanitary pads 'Syntu' after attending a workshop on menstrual hygiene organised by the Central government ...
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Menstrual Hygiene Workshop Organised For East Delhi Municipal Corporation Employees

Menstrual Hygiene Workshop Organised For East Delhi Municipal Corporation Employees
Delhi Menstrual Hygiene News
On the occasion of Menstrual Hygiene Day on May 28, a Delhi-based NGO, Sachhi Saheli in collaboration with the Delhi Legal Services Authority organised a workshop for sanitation workers to make them aware about menstrual hygiene management through discussions, dance performance and skit ...
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Jharkhand Tells Its Women To Break The Silence Around Periods And Be Healthy Through A New Campaign

Jharkhand Tells Its Women To Break The Silence Around Periods And Be Healthy Through A New Campaign
Jharkhand Menstrual Hygiene News
As Menstrual Hygiene Day was celebrated on May 28, the state government of Jharkhand has decided to run a state-level campaign to spread awareness among men and women about health and sanitation issues around menstruation ...
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Menstrual Hygiene Day: Mural Installed In Guwahati To Break The Silence Around Periods

The Menstrual Hygiene Day was initiated by a German organistion in 2013
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While unveiling the mural on the occasion of Menstrual Hygiene Day, Guwahati Municipal Corporation Commissioner Debeswar Malakar said that it is important to have sanitary pad vending machines installed in schools and public places ...
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