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Period products 'non-essential': Retail company apologises to Welsh woman after refusing sale

October 27, 2020 2:10 pm

"This is wrong -- period products are essential," the official handle of the Welsh government tweeted

To help poor women in times of Covid, volunteers set up a free sanitary pad bank in a Haryana town

June 30, 2020 1:43 pm

The activists of the NGO, Nari Shakti Club, which has set up the pad-bank, claim this is the first such initiative in the state.

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.

15 volunteers distribute sanitary products for women, combat taboo around menstruation

April 21, 2020 10:12 pm

Along with the Pune Police, a team of 15 volunteers have been making rounds in small pockets of the city, where women, at any given time and place, may find it difficult to gain access to sanitary napkins.

'Only Re 1': Customers line up for sanitary pads as price slashed at Jan Aushadhi stores

September 29, 2019 3:17 pm

Customers, including men, are lining up, for family, relatives, delighted at the slashed price of the Suvidha packets. But the owner of the store wishes govt had done more to advertise them

Sanitary napkins to be sold for Re 1 at Jan Aushadhi stores

August 26, 2019 3:27 pm

The biodegradable sanitary napkins 'Suvidha' will be available at the subsidised price at designated centres from August 27, Mansukh Mandaviya told PTI.

Janaushadhi Suvidha scheme: A look at the challenges it faces a year after its launch

June 12, 2019 4:33 pm

Currently, such kendras are located in areas like Shakarpur, Mayur Vihar, Sangam Vihar, Malviya Nagar, Okhala, Hari Nagar, Subash Nagar in New Delhi; Bhopal, Dewas, Gwalior, Indore in Madhya Pradesh; Patna, Muzaffarpur, Gaya in Bihar; and Ambala, Faridabad, Rohtak in Haryana to name a few.

Georgia joins effort to fund menstrual products in schools

March 27, 2019 9:08 am

In the US, the Federal Bureau of Prisons issued a memo in 2017 mandating that feminine hygiene products be available to all female inmates in federal institutions at no cost.

Ludhiana women manufacture, supply sanitary pads for free

March 26, 2019 8:38 am

With three workers supervised by a group of women who arrange donations, the unit is manufacturing around 20,000 napkins per month which are eco-friendly and biodegradable as being using wood pulp, cotton and organic fibre.

Sanitary napkins for Punjab schoolgirls: Year on, failed tenders delay scheme’s take off

February 18, 2019 5:01 pm

It is not for the first time that sanitary napkins for girls in school were promised in Punjab budget. The first such budgetary allocation was made in 2016-17 when then finance minister Parminder Singh Dhindsa under SAD-BJP government announced ‘Swastha Kanya Yojna’.