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Uttar Pradesh: Primary school teacher’s efforts for menstrual hygiene, safety

Rakhi Gangwar, a primary school teacher in Bareilly district, has set up a “pad bank” at her school for students and women

Published on 7th August 2023
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Submit response on menstrual hygiene policy before August 31: SC warns states, UTs

The warning has come after the Centre informed that it has so far received the response of only four states, namely Delhi, Haryana, West Bengal and Uttar Pradesh

Published on 24th July 2023
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Menstrual hygiene in Telangana: Health kits to be distributed to girl students in gov't educational institutions

Rs 69.52 crore to be spent to distribute sanitary health kits to girl students from Class VIII to Intermediate, that is, second-year

Published on 17th November 2022
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Does executive think judiciary is little kid? HC asks as it slams Maha gov't over unclean school toilets 

The court was hearing a petition filed over the government’s failure to maintain effective menstrual hygiene management in government schools

Published on 26th July 2022
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World Menstrual Hygiene Day: IIM-A researchers enlighten us on the status quo of women's menstrual hygiene 

The researchers from the B-School conducted a study titled "COVID-19 and period products usage among menstruating women in Urban and Rural India"

Published on 28th May 2022
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IIT Madras launches campaign to increase awareness on menstrual hygiene and sexual harrasment

Speakers would be talking about why women are sexually assaulted. Further, the speakers are expected to speak about the need for menstrual hygiene and how the lack of it can lead to diseases

Published on 28th December 2021
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This women's health initiative is riding high on its reusable sanitary pads that last for two years. Here's how

Soumya Dabriwal interacts about Project Baala and the challenges of taking up women's menstrual hygiene in rural areas of the country

Published on 1st September 2021
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These reusable sanitary pads made out of banana fibres offer an affordable alternative to women in rural India

Saukhyam is a sustainable menstrual hygiene product that allows women to be comfortable during their period while protecting nature as well

Published on 9th June 2021
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What the FAQ: Why is May 28 celebrated as Menstrual Hygiene Day?

Here, we try to find out why May 28 is celebrated as Menstrual Hygiene Day, what is the history behind it and more

Published on 28th May 2021
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Young girls from Hardiya village in Bihar set up a pad bank to up menstrual hygiene. This is how it caught on 

The group behind this pad bank collects Re 1 per day from their members and buy napkins at the end of every month to distribute it among other girls 

Published on 4th November 2020
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These 19-year-old girls want to start meaningful conversations in government schools across Telangana 

The four girls have visited nine schools and successfully conducted their workshops. Students also seem to have enjoyed it. Now, owing to the pandemic, they are planning virtual events. So stay tuned

Published on 30th August 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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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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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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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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