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eco-friendly sanitary pads

Meet the real Padwoman M Muthulakshmi who is distributing eco-friendly sanitary napkins for free to those who can't afford it

M Muthulakshmi is creating a difference in the lives of women and the environment by handing out biodegradable sanitary pads

Published on 26th February 2019
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Government 'school rakshaks' in Bengaluru to soon ensure cleanliness in toilets

In drought-hit taluks, water crisis is a big issue when it comes to cleaning toilets. In fact, some districts do not even have enough safe drinking water

Published on 30th January 2019
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Hyderabad-based Nidhi Rao Belman tells us how classroom experience alone will not suffice to make the most out of life

Nidhi has been a legal intern at a few places like Samvad Partners and International Centre for Arbitration Dispute Resolution

Published on 11th January 2019
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21,977 govt schools without girl's toilets in country: Minister

The RTE Act of 2009 specifically states that all school buildings must have separate toilets for boys and girls

Published on 4th January 2019
Mona Kaurav PhD Sarpanch

Meet Mona Kourav, the youngest PhD scholar-sarpanch of MP, who loves to lead by example  

Mona became a sarpanch in 2015, at just 21, and  is now helping the state with issues of malnutrition

Published on 4th December 2018
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These Assamese children are torch-bearers of sanitation in their communities

At Sajjanpara Lower Primary School, children keep a check on their parents and relatives too.

Published on 25th November 2018
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Puducherry, TN have the 'cleanest' schools in India, according to MHRD

South Indian schools managed to block out almost half the tally in the 52 cleanest schools in the country, released by MHRD

Published on 22nd November 2018
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Why women students of Rajasthan Central University covered their faces during the campus' first-ever protest

This was the first protest that the nine-year-old university witnessed, ten students have been expelled 

Published on 20th November 2018
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After asking for a Diwali bonus, 2 sanitation workers in JNU sacked sans notice ​

One of the workers is the President of the workers' union and has actively participated and led movements to seek better conditions on campus

Published on 30th November 2018
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How Social Alpha is getting entrepreneurs to solve India's biggest rural worries

The people behind Social Alpha tell us about how they're getting India's brightest young entrepreneurs to solve our country's biggest problems

Published on 28th November 2018
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Three-fourths of the teenage girls in digital India do not know how to surf the net, says study

Only one in every five girls said that they can go to a police station and file a complaint, and one in three can withdraw money from an ATM, bank or post office

Published on 27th November 2018
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Spit at your own risk: Now, Pune Corporation will make you clean up after yourself if you spit in public 

In a new initiative, the Pune Municipal Corporation has said that anyone who spits in public places has to wipe it off on their own and will be fined Rs 100 to boot

Published on 7th November 2018
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Here is how Spurthi Kolipaka found her calling in women empowerment

Secunderabad-born Kolipaka works in the areas of menstrual hygiene, sanitation, hygiene and more in Telangana 

Published on 19th October 2018
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With this new app, public health workers can now share data more easily, increase efficiency

When the Anganwadi worker records a child as malnourished in her growth chart, the information is relayed to the Accredited Social Health Activist and Auxiliary Nurse Midwife who can act upon it

Published on 9th October 2018
Pee Safe Toilet seat Sanitizer

With Pee Safe women in sports can now avoid urinary tract infections from dirty toilet seats while on tour

Founded in April 2017 by Vikas Bagaria and Dheeraj Jain, Co-founder, the idea for Pee Safe was conceived when Srijana, wife of Vikas, suffered from UTI in 2013 during a road trip

Published on 12th October 2018

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