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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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'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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 The curious case of phantom toilets: CAG report finds 286 school toilets marked 'constructed' on paper don't exist

The recent CAG report says that 286 school toilets that were marked as constructed on paper are non-existent. While 200 of them are not constructed, 8 are partially constructed

Published on 28th September 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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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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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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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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From eve-teasing to cyberbullying, how Vijayawada's Vasavya Mahila Mandali can help

Vasavya Mahila Mandali has been working with and for women for 50 years now and continues to do so to build a more equal society

Published on 6th March 2019
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Girls in Uttarakhand village forced to skip school during menstruation as temple is in the way

Locals at the Rautgara village believe that if these girls pass through the route during their periods, the holy temples will get desecrated

Published on 29th November 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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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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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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Here's why PadCare Lab's sanitary napkin disposal system can change the way we look at women's health

PadCare Labs, founded in 2018, has already set up plants in a few locations across pune and a few across the country

Published on 10th September 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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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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