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A Lancet study says, 'menstrual cups are safe': All you need to know about this alternative to sanitary pads

Menstrual cups are small cups made of medical-grade silicone, which sit in the vagina and collect period blood.

Are we having a conversation about menstrual hygiene? Let’s break the culture of silence

Puberty brings with it a whole new set of physical and emotional changes among teenagers. Menstruation is just not a women’s issue, but a social issue.

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Menstrual Hygiene Day 2019: All about alternative, eco-friendly period products

Eco-friendly period products refer to the range of reusable period products like cloth pads, period underwear, labia pads and menstrual cups.

Talking about menstruation encourages children to accept it as normal

Closer to nine or 10 years of age, girls should be told about changes in the body that will happen with teenage; how boys go through certain changes and girls go through different ones.

It’s time to talk. Period

As per the latest National Family Health Survey (NFHS-4), 2015-16, rural Madhya Pradesh fares the worst in the country in menstrual health management, with only 26.4 per cent of women between the ages of 15 and 24 using hygienic methods.

Awareness on sanitary napkins still low in rural areas: India's real Pad Man

A school dropout, Arunachalam Muruganantham nearly lost his family, his money and respect in society. People started avoiding him, he was subjected to taunts from the people from his own neighbourhood, and some even thought he had contracted a sexual disease.

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