In an uncommon initiative, locals in Bhopal organised an event called "Lota Daud" on October 12. In the event, about 18 elderly women participated in a race carrying water pots in their hands. The message conveyed to the society through this was about awareness against the evil practice where women had no option but to use open spaces for defecation.
"Sarvani", an NGO in Chandigarh, which was initially a Whatsapp group is now working on the menstrual health of women and bridging the education gap. "Drishti Kharbanda", the founder, had the ambition to build an organization where women worked together to improve each other's lives. The NGO also helped many rural and needy people by distributing food during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Courtesy: The Logical Indian
UNICEF has chosen actress Manushi Chhillar to raise awareness on menstrual hygiene in India. Besides promoting menstrual hygiene education for girls before their first period, the initiative aims to sensitise males to be understanding, supportive and initiate conversations around periods. Determinedly engaged in enlightening menstrual hygiene issue, the ex-Miss World said, pandemic affected the menstrual hygiene life of females due to a lack… read-more
Courtesy: The Times of India
On May 28 World Menstruation Hygiene Day, highlighting the significance of awareness regarding periods, experts suggest do’s and don’ts for menstruating females. Asking to select the suitable sanitation method, experts suggest complete comfort, proper bathing and regular washing to menstruating females. Recommending girls to discuss menstruation-related question to right person experts suggest to carry multi-purpose kit with them. Reportedly… read-more
Courtesy: The Indian Express
To increase awareness on menstrual hygiene, a husband-wife teacher duo from Andhra Pradesh's Nellore launched a program that provides sanitary pads to the girls of government schools. The idea for this initiative struck M Suresh Babu when he observed the girls skipping school for 3 to 5 days every month that affected their studies. Reportedly, Suresh and his wife are providing sanitary pads to girl students of three districts - Nellore,… read-more
Courtesy: The New Indian Express