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How 26-year-old Deane is raising funds to provide sanitary napkins to the underprivileged during the pandemic

Deane De Menezes is aiming to reduce period poverty during the pandemic through her action group Red Is the New Green. This is why they're making a huge difference

Published on 29th June 2020
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How 18-year-old Sanjana Dixit started a menstrual movement that has distributed 1.2 lakh pads to women in need

Based out of Bengaluru, Sanjana started Rutuchakra and through it, she conducts effective workshops on menstrual hygiene and she also ensures that even boys and men are part of the conversations 

Published on 2nd June 2020
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Manushi joins hands with UNICEF to promote menstrual hygiene 

Manushi, who runs her own initiative on menstrual hygiene ‘Project Shakti' that works across several states in India, said it is important to raise awareness on the critical issue

Published on 29th May 2020
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Culture of silence around menstruation has become even more evident in COVID pandemic: UNICEF

Menstrual Hygiene Day is an annual awareness day that falls on May 28 to highlight the importance of good menstrual hygiene management

Published on 28th May 2020
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60 percent of women say Indian schools have inadequate facilities to dispose sanitary pads: Annual Menstrual Hygiene Survey

In workspaces too, 41 percent women felt their office needed better cleanliness and facilities to change and dispose sanitary pads off in toilets

Published on 27th May 2020
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Meet this Newcastle University scientist who donated all her royalty money to improve cancer research in India

Dr Asima Mukhopadhyay believes that community-based education, public funding and a larger number of cancer research organisations is the key to dealing with women's cancer in the country

Published on 15th May 2020
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Meet the YouTuber twins from Bhopal who are helping young people stay engaged during lockdown 

Navya and Bhavya Singh, who are also authors and popular YouTubers as well, talk about how children can get through the lockdown period and why they need their parents support every step of the way 

Published on 13th April 2020
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This UP school is teaching students how to respect women through special classes on gender stereotyping, self-defence

During the classes, while girls will be trained in self-defence, boys will be advised against cracking jokes about the former and refrain from eve-teasing or passing lewd comments at women

Published on 20th March 2020
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Mr & Ms P talk about Puberty: Why Deepa Kumar's illustrated books are the bomb!

We speak to author Deepa Kumar, whose guide for girls and boys on puberty is extraordinary. She tells us why writing such books are important for parents and children in today's times
 

Published on 1st March 2020
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SoCh a great idea: How Anusha Bharadwaj is transforming the lives of Telangana's young women

SoCh For Social Change is reaching out to young women and adolescent girls through their programmes to let them experience life in the social sector and cash in on their yen for it. Interested?

Published on 12th February 2020
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Your skin's elixir: Disha Ranjan makes organic facial serums, soaps that you'll fall in love with

She makes the products without preservatives and hence, they have a short shelf life. But if a request is placed, she can make them with preservatives too
 

Published on 5th February 2020
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Lavanya Gudelli from Hyderabad is bringing the change that she wished to see in the world. Here's how

Hyderabad-based Lavanya Gudelli also initiated a Changemaker's Club where youngsters meet and talk about burning issues once in three months 

Published on 2nd September 2019
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These Kochi students are collecting Rs 30 via GPay to buy pads, diapers for flood victims

The initiative was kickstarted by a few students of Union Christian College, Aluva. the napkins and diapers are sent to Nilambur

Published on 13th August 2019
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School students in Thiruvananthapuram can now get sanitary napkins for free 

The programme is being implemented jointly by KSWDC and HLL Lifecare Ltd which provides technical support

Published on 16th July 2019
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Here's how photographer Niraj Gera is urging the Prime Minister to provide free sanitary napkins to poor women

Niraj has come up with a photo series titled 'Sacred Stains', where he depicts the issues faced by menstruating women across the country
 

Published on 28th May 2019

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