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Scotland becomes first country in the world to make sanitary products free; can India follow suit?

November 27, 2020 7:23 am

While there are small-scale initiatives that make available sanitary pads at nominal rates, 70 per cent Indian women do not have access to sanitary napkins, as per a Nielsen survey conducted in October 2010

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

Willing to make sanitary napkins ‘essential commodity’ but not without consulting all stakeholders: Centre to Bombay HC

July 02, 2020 3:27 am

The Centre said the petitioners have made a sweeping allegation that the government machineries were not working properly during the lockdown.

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.

Flood-hit villages: Along with food, water, admin supplies sanitary pads

August 26, 2019 11:34 am

A veterinary kit carrying 20 items is also being supplied, as a large number of cattle are stranded in the flooded areas.

Sabarmati jail's 'padwomen' take a step towards empowerment

May 13, 2018 10:30 am

The Navjivan Trust's managing trustee, Vivek Desai, said they would encourage more NGOs to come forward and bring up such projects for the benefit of the Sabarmati jail inmates.

Maharashtra government to launch cheap sanitary pad scheme on March 8

February 18, 2018 11:05 am

Under the scheme, beneficiary girls will be given "Asmita Cards", while participating Self Help Groups (SHGs) will be entrusted with the task of the supply and sale of sanitary pads and counselling the girls and women.

BJP promises free sanitary napkins for women from BPL households in Meghalaya

February 15, 2018 7:44 pm

In the manifesto, released by Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman at a press conference at Shillong, the BJP promised to resolve the ban on coal mining, which affected thousands of families dependent on it, if voted to power.

Sanitary pad dispensing machines put up inside five govt schools in Jalandhar

February 14, 2018 1:38 am

The main motive behind installing these dispensing machines is to create awareness about menstrual hygiene and to sensitise the community in general that “menstural cycle” is a natural process and shouldn’t be treated as a taboo.

Western Railway installs sanitary pad dispensers for its women employees

January 24, 2018 4:05 pm

The facility was inaugurated at Churchgate station on Tuesday by Archana Gupta, President of Western Railway Women's Welfare Organisation (WRWWO) along with senior women employees.