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

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

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.

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

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

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

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.

No disposal mechanism for sanitary pads, ragpickers face threat of infection

Like him, thousands of ragpickers face the threat of allergy, skin rashes, tuberculosis and several other infections, after coming in contact with used sanitary napkins and diapers.

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Video: Why should buying 'Sanitary Napkins' in India be a shameful act

The video has a girl visiting various chemist shops in Delhi/NCR and asking for sanitary pads.

Hygiene begins at home

For a man,Arunachalam Muruganantham did the atypical. In a country where males balk at the very words “feminine hygiene”,the 47-year old rural...

Unique method to dispose of sanitary pads

Swach,the city-based organisation that was formed to advocate the cause of helping rag pickers across the city,has come up with a unique method to dispose of sanitary pads.

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