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Let's talk, period! Here's how this 19-year-old boy's initiative is spreading awareness about menstruation among school students

Through The Red Cycle, Arjun Unnikrishnan and his team of 25 volunteers create forums of discussions in schools and colleges across Kerala to spread awareness about menstruation and menstrual health

Published on 13th April 2017
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That's what SheSays: How Trisha Shetty's website is helping young women understand what the law says about sexual harassment

Trisha Shetty's SheSays, a non-profit organisation, empowers women to take direct action against sexual violence by giving them information about what the law says and where to get real-time help

Published on 2nd May 2017
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Adios Taboos: High Schools in Kerala will soon have sanitary pad vending machines

Through the She Pad Project which is expected to commence in June, the Kerala Government is setting up sanitary pad vending machines in Higher Secondary Schools

Published on 25th May 2017
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UGC asks varsities to install sanitary napkin incinerators

The University Grants Commission has asked varsities and higher educational institutions to install sanitary napkin incinerators in women's hostels 

Published on 4th July 2017
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SFI has 'bloody' good idea: Asks students to send pads to Finance ministry to protest GST on sanitary napkins

As a way of protesting against the 12 percent GST levied on sanitary napkins, members of SFI from different parts of the country will send pads with messages to the Finance Ministry

Published on 11th July 2017
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Looks like Bengaluru colleges do not want menstrual hygiene on their campuses

Out of the 10,000 city colleges that were expected to place orders for sanitary napkin vending machines and incinerators, only 100 approached the concerned company

Published on 19th September 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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This Chennai artist just protested GST on pads in the artsiest way possible. And it's RAD!

The 24-year old was a mechanical engineering student but has always been passionate about art and is now pursuing it as a career — and his GST piece is simply stunning

Published on 22nd 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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Five lessons Padman teaches you, from breaking taboo to dreaming big, fearlessly

Padman isn't just another movie, it teaches you lessons to take back with you after the film and leaves you asking more questions about the social taboo around menstruation

Published on 11th February 2018
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When Chennai students got to watch Pad Man with the original Pad Man

Arunachalam Muruganantham came to Chennai on Tuesday and watched the film he inspired with a theatre full of school students

Published on 13th 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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From apps to pads, these Bengaluru schoolkids will show their projects off at the UN. Here's why

These ten school students from Bengaluru will present their social innovation projects at the United Nations Headquarters in New York

Published on 7th March 2018
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Rahima Khatun has been liberating rural Muslim women in Bengal for three decades. This is her story

With women comprising 85% of its board members, Nari-O-Sishu Kalyan Kendra has been working for the cause of vulnerable women and children in southern West Bengal for more than two decades

Published on 5th March 2018

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