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Tuesday, July 14, 2020

menstrual health hygiene


Menstrual cups: The sustainable and eco-friendly period partner

May 29, 2020 6:19 pm

Menstrual cups are not just sustainable in nature, but eco-friendly as well. Unlike sanitary napkins or tampons, they do less damage to the environment.

Menstrual Hygiene Day 2020: Ayurvedic diet tips to ease your menstrual problems

May 29, 2020 2:55 pm

Ayurveda recommends different types of treatment for menstrual problems.

Menstrual Hygiene Day 2020: How to make periods more hygienic

May 28, 2020 7:10 pm

Poor feminine hygiene during one’s periods can lead to vaginal irritation, urinary tract infections (UTI), and even cervical cancer.

Project Pankh empowers women with livelihood opportunities, green pads and a knowledge of menstrual hygiene

March 19, 2020 12:25 pm

Now, as many as 200 women from various economic backgrounds are part of ‘Project Pankh’ and are earning their livelihood by making green and sustainable pads

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

July 21, 2019 9:00 am

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

May 29, 2019 10:52 am

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.

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

May 28, 2019 12:34 pm

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

December 05, 2018 12:40 pm

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.

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

May 24, 2018 5:56 pm

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.

It’s time to talk. Period

June 26, 2018 11:57 am

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.