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These 2 Kashmiri Women Grew Up Together In Orphanage, Are Now...

Kupwara, (Jammu and Kashmir): Growing up in a society that stigmatises menstruation, two women social entrepreneurs in this border village of Jammu and Kashmir are...

Vaginal Bleeding Taboo Putting Lives Of Women, Girls At Risk: Report

London: Taboos around vaginal bleeding in developing countries are putting the lives of women and girls at risk, and the lack of sanitation is...

Firm Launches Online Petition For Leave From Work On First Day...

New Delhi: A digital media company is offering "menstrual leave" to women staff as part of its official policy and calling on authorities to...

Goa Self-Help Group Leads Way In Making Eco-friendly Sanitary Pads

Panaji: A small-time Self Help Group (SHG) has become the front runner in promoting menstrual health along with the cause of saving environment, in...

Sex Workers In Kolkata’s Sonagachi Hit By GST On Sanitary Pads

Kolkata: The 12 per cent GST on sanitary napkins imposed under the new tax regime has put sex workers of Sonagachi, Asia's largest red...

Smash Shame! Every Girl Deserves Dignity. Period

It's no secret that as women we’re confronted with sexist stereotypes on a daily basis. Perhaps nowhere is this more evident than in the workplace...

India’s Menstrual Hygiene Products Have Evolved. Taxation Should Be Next

Working with PATH on sanitation and menstrual hygiene projects several years ago, I kept stumbling over the 'hush hush' subject of menstruation. Having had...

Free Sanitary Pads May Boost Girls’ Attendance, Shows Study

London: Providing free sanitary products and puberty lessons to girls, especially in developing countries, may be effective in improving their attendance levels in schools,...

Early Menstruation Ups Risk Of Stroke: Study

Tokyo: Girls who start their periods at the age of 13 or younger may be nearly 1.8 times more likely to suffer a...

Under ‘Green The Red’ Project, Kerala Girls Shun Commercial Sanitary Pads...

Chennai: The change in the sanitary pads was first noticed by maintenance staff at the Centre for Development Studies in Thiruvananthapuram a couple of...