Maharashtra Government To Give 10 Sanitary Napkins To Rural Women At Rs 1 Per Month
Maharashtra government launched an initiative on World Menstrual Hygiene Day, May 28, in which women living below poverty line and members of Mahila Bachat Gat (Self-help groups) may purchase 10 sanitary napkins for just Rs 1. It will go into effect on August 15, 2022. The scheme is intended to assist women in rural regions who suffer from poor menstrual hygiene owing to a lack of awareness and accessibility.
Tags: Maharashtra Government, Maharashtra , Sanitary Napkins, world menstrual day, rural women
Courtesy: India Today
Mumbai Ship Drug Case: Woman Smuggled Drugs In Sanitary Napkin
The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) unit had intercepted an alleged narcotics party over the Cordelia Cruise ship, heading towards Goa on October 2. Reportedly, NCB has summoned the film producer Imtiaz Khatri in accordance with the narcotics investigation. According to NCB, a woman, an accused under the cruise ship drug case had carried drugs hiding them in the sanitary napkin.
Tags: Drug Case, Mumbai, Sanitary Napkins, Narcotics Control Bureau
AP Govt To Provide Free Sanitary Pads To Girls In Govt Schools
Taking a good initiative, Andhra Pradesh CM Y. S. Jagan Mohan Reddy on October 5 announced that under the 'Swechha progaramme', the state government will provide free sanitary napkins to all girls studying between 7-12 classes in government schools and colleges. Reportedly, almost 23% of young girls don't attend classes during menstruation in India. Besides, the state government will also run awareness campaigns on Disha App… read-more
Tags: Sanitary Napkins, Swechha Programme, Girls, Government School, Andhra Pradesh
Courtesy: The Siasat Daily
Initiative To Break The Taboo Of Menstruations: Goonj Foundation's 'My Pads'
With sanitary napkins deemed as a luxury more than necessity, women in rural India still suffer through the lack of proper amenities and hygiene during the menstrual cycle. Goonj, an NGO under its Rahat initiative are giving out 'My Pads', a sanitary kit provided with clothes, food and basic amenities. They also give lectures on making cloth pads at home and the importance of menstrual health and hygiene.
Tags: Goonj, Sanitary Napkins, My Pads, Rural India
Courtesy: The Logical Indian
Tripura To Provide Free Sanitary Napkins To Schoolgirls
To maintain female menstrual hygiene, the Tripura government on January 20 passed a proposal to provide free sanitary napkins to schoolgirls from class 6 to 12. State Education Minister Ratanlal Nath made the announcement of this scheme named ''Kishori Suchita Abhiyan". Aiming to cover 1,68,252 students, the government has earmarked more than Rs 3.6 crore for the scheme. The state has also adopted 'Policy On School Bag 2020', said the… read-more
Tags: Tripura, Sanitary Napkins, Education, Biplab Kumar Deb
Courtesy: The Economic Times
Telangana: Govt School Girls Make Eco-Friendly Sanitary Pads
Countering the waste generation by sanitary napkins, some girl students of a government school in Telangana’s Yadadri Bhuvanagiri district have designed organic menstrual pads. Named as ‘Stree Raksha Pads’, the eco-friendly sanitary napkins are made using water hyacinth, fenugreek, turmeric, neem, and sabja seeds. Moreover, the students of Mulkalapally Zilla Parishad High School were inspired from ancient methods and they developed these pads… read-more
Tags: Sanitary Napkins, organic, Telangana, School students
Courtesy: Hindustan Times
Kashmiri Woman Supplies Free Sanitary Napkins To Public Toilets
A Kashmir-based woman, Irfana Zargar has taken initiative to provide free sanitary napkins in public washrooms, which lack such facilities, for the local women in Srinagar. The decision was taken as a part of a menstrual hygiene campaign distributing home-made sanitary napkin kits. The kit also includes sanitizers, baby diapers, and wet tissues. A working employee, Irfana aims to make women in Kashmir feel secure and confident every time they… read-more
Tags: sanitary kits, Jammu and Kashmir, Sanitary Napkins
Courtesy: ANI News
Rajasthan Royals IPL 2020 Team Jersey Brings Awareness on Menstruation
IPL is not just a cricket tournament, it is a different set of market also. The overcrowding sponsors' logos on teams' jerseys have turned the players into moving billboards. However, interesting sponsors have always made a fuss. Aimed at empowering and educating people about health and hygiene, this IPL has sponsors ranging from condoms to sanitary pad brands. In this chain, Rajasthan Royals kicked off the IPL 2020 with sporting ‘Niine’, … read-more
Tags: IPL 2020, Sharjah, Rajasthan Royals, Chennai Super Kings, Menstruation, Sanitary Napkins
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The Film 'PadMan' Inspired Restaurants' Owner To Install Sanitary Pad Vending Machine
La Pino'z restaurant in Surat to provide free sanitary napkins to women through a vending machine. The initiative has been taken by the owner Divyesh to support the cause and spread awareness regarding women's hygiene. The machine has been installed in the washroom and the pads will be available after inserting a token, which we provide. The film 'PadMan' inspired Divyesh, to start this initiative.
Tags: Sanitary Napkins, Pads, Surat, Indian restaurant