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Meet the 12th grader who's saying #NoMore to abuse: Sanya Runwal just wrote a book about abused women and it's pretty powerful

12th grader Sanya Runwal is out with her first book, Ten Dollar Bride. She talks about how she became a feminist and what keeps her going 

Published on 18th October 2017
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Meet Saleha Khan, a 17-year-old who convinces parents in Mumbai slums to send their girls to school

Saleha has been at the forefront of a unique child-led campaign, WASH4Life, where she has strongly advocated for the resolution of water and sanitation issues in her community

Published on 14th November 2017
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This Chennai girl is training rural women in Gujarat to make their own sanitary napkins

Ashwini Rajkumar found out that most women in the village didn't have a clue about menstruation and had unhealthy menstrual hygiene practices — so she got them to pad up. Literally

Published on 20th November 2017
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These Kerala NGOs have joined forces to get rid of the stigma surrounding menstruation

Aarthava Yaanam was an eighteen-day-long event across Kerala to bring awareness to taboos surrounding periods and sustainable menstruation

Published on 3rd January 2018
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Forget Padman, this 'padwoman' has made it her mission to create menstrual awareness in tribal areas

Maya Vishwakarma is working for menstrual hygiene and cost-effective manufacturing of quality sanitary pads under the banner of her organisation- Sukarma Foundtion in her native place

Published on 4th February 2018
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#DontHideItPeriod: These out-of-the-box pads will leave you feeling bloody good

Tho best-friends have come together to raise funds for The Better India & Akaar foundation to build a sanitary pad factory will employ local women to manufacture bio-degradable, low-cost pads

Published on 16th February 2018
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I was hoping for Hollywood, but settled for Bollywood: Pad Man Arunachalam

Arunachalam Muruganantham says that he wasn't keen on a Tamil adaption because it would have only spread the message to a small audience and the issue was a global one 

Published on 20th February 2018
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How the Arogya Sakhi app is changing the lives of women in rural Maharashtra 

Naseem Shaikh of Swayam Shikshan Prayog is using mobile technology to transform the lives of women in rural Maharashtra

Published on 6th March 2018
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One in three girls in South Asia miss school during periods 

Menstruation is considered impure in many parts of South Asia and restrictions are imposed on women's movement, behaviour and eating habits during their periods

Published on 22nd May 2018
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DU student sets up organisation to help make society more gender sensitive, egalitarian

Delhiite Harshit Gupta has been fulfiling his childhood dream of building an equal and egalitarian society through his initiative, Womenite

Published on 22nd June 2018
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These IIT Delhi students are shattering Period taboos through fun games

The students are using games like jigsaw puzzles, memory games, and roulette to address menstrual taboos and educating women about menstrual health

Published on 27th June 2018
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GST removal on pads isn't a big deal. Let's focus on the real bleeding issues

While we were busy campaigning for removing the GST on sanitary napkins, did we forget the real issues related to menstruation?

Published on 24th July 2018
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This 24-year-old Kerala engineer is campaigning for better menstrual hygiene for Tilonia women

Dhilsha Jubair, an SBI Youth Fellow is raising funds to provide eco friendly and affordable sanitary napkins to the women in Tilonia in Rajasthan

Published on 30th July 2018
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'Men need to start talking about menstrual hygiene. Period!' believes Urmila Chanam

A bike rally will be held at India Gate in Delhi to bring changes in the policy for rural India about menstrual hygiene

Published on 5th August 2018
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These toilets in Karnataka's government schools are keeping girls from dropping out

It is true that girls also have rights to education. But, lack of toilets in Government schools has led to absenteeism. Reaching Hand is trying to cover it up by building toilets for girls

Published on 24th August 2018

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