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Menstrual Hygiene Day


Menstrual Hygiene Day: 'Happy to bleed', says song made by youngsters from Akola

September 18, 2019 10:09 am

On Sunday, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis tweeted a YouTube link to the song and music video, describing it as a “very happy” song.

Mumbai: Menstrual hygiene kits launched for visually impaired

May 31, 2019 3:07 am

Siddhant Shah and Anisha Shah are founders of Access For All. They decided to do this after discovering that there were almost no braille books that dealt with menstrual hygiene. Each kit costs Rs 20,000, but mass production will help lower the price, Shah said.

Period: Let it be an open secret

May 29, 2019 11:54 am

When boys were asked about menstruation, they said they get all their knowledge about this from their friends. “Our families don’t bother to tell us such things,” one of the boys said.

They don’t bleed, but boys at this Punjab village school have special period

May 29, 2019 5:18 pm

The initiative, started by their teacher and in all likelihood the only one of its kind at a government school in the state, is seen as path-breaking in state like Punjab where hundreds of girls in government schools still do not have access to sanitary napkins.

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: Foods women should eat during their period

May 28, 2019 12:35 pm

Women experience their menstrual cycle every month, during which they lose anything between between 20 to 80 mL of blood (per cycle), indicate studies. To make up for this blood loss, women must consume certain healthy foods.

How to prepare your daughter for her first period

May 29, 2019 11:22 am

Menstrual Hygiene Day 2019: Let your daughter know that we bleed red, and that there's no need to be ashamed of it. It is important to let them know that it is natural and nothing to fret about.

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.

If you get your periods on a flight, expect no help from the crew

May 28, 2019 1:45 pm

Surprisingly, the IGI Airport washroom is not equipped with a sanitary pad vending machine even as the Railways and some other public facilities have begun installing such machines.

World Menstrual Hygiene Day 2018: Two men's efforts to spread awareness about women's personal hygiene

May 28, 2018 6:01 pm

World Menstrual Hygiene Day: Changing the rigid and even irrational narratives around women's menstrual health, Amol Prakash Mane and Anurag Chauhan have found ways to spread awareness and responsibility when it comes to menstruation.