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The Stained Sanitary Napkin Industry - BW Businessworld;

The Stained Sanitary Napkin Industry - BW Businessworld

BW BusinessworldThe Stained Sanitary Napkin IndustryBW BusinessworldEven after four decades prior to the introduction of sanitary napkins, the soaring prices, high level of tax and the hushed voices of women at the doorstep of medical stores, collectively paint the landscape of sanitation industry. 28 May, 2017. by ...and more »

How do we change the conversation around menstruation this Menstrual Hygiene Day? - YourStory.com;

How do we change the conversation around menstruation this Menstrual Hygiene Day? - YourStory.com

YourStory.comHow do we change the conversation around menstruation this Menstrual Hygiene Day?YourStory.comMenstruation is one subject that still makes most people uncomfortable. This Menstrual Hygiene Day we look at why we do not talk about periods and hesitate to #SayItLoud when it comes to the subject. Why does it need all the secrecy that surrounds it?and more »

Menstrual Hygiene Day: Why we still need to talk about periods - Metro;

Menstrual Hygiene Day: Why we still need to talk about periods - Metro

MetroMenstrual Hygiene Day: Why we still need to talk about periodsMetroAs today's Menstrual Hygiene Day (that's 28 May, FYI), we figured that today would be the perfect day to explain why we keep talking about periods – and why banging on about periods is so bloody important. Around the world, there's still a huge deal of ...and more »

Menstruation: Ending the taboo - Deutsche Welle;

Menstruation: Ending the taboo - Deutsche Welle

Deutsche WelleMenstruation: Ending the tabooDeutsche WellePeriods, menstruation, the "curse": Who manages to talk about this nonchalantly? The aim of Menstrual Hygiene Day is to help overcome embarrassment and shame. Let's talk openly about periods – all over the world. Teenager Menstruation Symbolbild ...and more »

No Shame: Let's Talk About Periods - Times of India;

No Shame: Let's Talk About Periods - Times of India

Times of IndiaNo Shame: Let's Talk About PeriodsTimes of IndiaBuying sanitary napkins in a shop filled with people, and meeting their shallow stares is an Indian girl's monthly routine. With time, people have made peace with the people have made peace with the idea of menstruation. But, even after the 10th ...and more »

Some facts about your period on World Menstrual Hygiene Day - Germiston City News

Some facts about your period on World Menstrual Hygiene DayGermiston City NewsMay 28 marks World Menstrual Hygiene Day, a day that aims to educate girls and women on menstrual hygiene and their periods. Getting your first period as a young girl is one of those monumental moments. Your body goes through many changes, and this ...and more »

Menstrual Hygiene Day: NGOs urge you to overcome taboos; talk about sanitary pads - Hindustan Times;

Menstrual Hygiene Day: NGOs urge you to overcome taboos; talk about sanitary pads - Hindustan Times

Hindustan TimesMenstrual Hygiene Day: NGOs urge you to overcome taboos; talk about sanitary padsHindustan TimesOn May 28, this Menstrual Hygiene Day, Delhi-based NGOs have organised an awareness march, online campaigns and flash mobs to bring about a change in mindset. more lifestyle Updated: May 28, 2017 11:06 IST. Ruchika Garg Hindustan Times.and more »

Rethinking menstrual health in India: will tax-free napkins be the real solution? - YourStory.com;

Rethinking menstrual health in India: will tax-free napkins be the real solution? - YourStory.com

YourStory.comRethinking menstrual health in India: will tax-free napkins be the real solution?YourStory.comWith the GST Council deciding to tax sanitary napkins, menstrual hygiene has become a hot topic of discussion. However, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and his team have come in for widespread criticism for overlooking an involuntary process like ...and more »

Menstrual Hygiene Day: Switch to reusable menstrual products to save the environment - Hindustan Times;

Menstrual Hygiene Day: Switch to reusable menstrual products to save the environment - Hindustan Times

Hindustan TimesMenstrual Hygiene Day: Switch to reusable menstrual products to save the environmentHindustan TimesReusable menstrual products are the new demand and NGOs from across India have started making options for women to help reduce the burden of non-biodegradable products on the environment. more lifestyle Updated: May 28, 2017 10:47 IST.and more »

Menstrual hygiene day - The Kathmandu Post;

Menstrual hygiene day - The Kathmandu Post

The Kathmandu PostMenstrual hygiene dayThe Kathmandu PostEvery year, the global community marks May 28 as Menstrual Hygiene Day. The day brings together policymakers, civil society organisations, individuals, professionals, advocacy groups and others to raise awareness and share experience and knowledge ...and more »

Have we thought about how periods can affect the performance of female athletes? - YourStory.com;

Have we thought about how periods can affect the performance of female athletes? - YourStory.com

YourStory.comHave we thought about how periods can affect the performance of female athletes?YourStory.comThis Menstrual Hygiene Day we should erase the taboo surrounding the topic of menstruation and discuss the issues faced by athletes during their periods. Sportswomen have always faced step motherly treatment when compared to their male counterparts.and more »

NGO gives sanitary pad dispensers in 19 schools, girls buy a pad for Rs 2 - The Tribune;

NGO gives sanitary pad dispensers in 19 schools, girls buy a pad for Rs 2 - The Tribune

The TribuneNGO gives sanitary pad dispensers in 19 schools, girls buy a pad for Rs 2The TribuneA teacher and students show the demonstration of a sanitary pad dispensing machine at a government school in Balachaur. A Tribune Photograph. Tribune News Service. Jalandhar, May 27. As many as 2250 adolescent girls from 19 government schools of ...and more »

Taboo no more. Period! - The Asian Age;

Taboo no more. Period! - The Asian Age

The Asian AgeTaboo no more. Period!The Asian AgeOn the occasion of International Menstrual Hygiene Day, we speak to women about menstruation taboos and associated stigma. Shreya Krishnan. 'Don't go into the kitchen' or 'don't touch the prasad' are things that menstruating women have to often hear ...and more »

Home Intersectionality Body Swachh Bharat Mission Hasn't 'Met' Sustainable Menstruation. And That's A Disaster |... - Feminism in India (blog);

Home Intersectionality Body Swachh Bharat Mission Hasn't 'Met' Sustainable Menstruation. And That's A Disaster |... - Feminism in India (blog)

Feminism in India (blog)Home Intersectionality Body Swachh Bharat Mission Hasn't 'Met' Sustainable Menstruation. And That's A Disaster |...Feminism in India (blog)Editor's note: Approx 125kg of sanitary waste is generated per person during their menstruating years and these sanitary napkins can take 500-800 years to break down! #ThePadEffect is a campaign to advocate for sustainable menstruation and prevent ...and more »

Men take the lead to raise awareness about menstruation - Times of India;

Men take the lead to raise awareness about menstruation - Times of India

Times of IndiaMen take the lead to raise awareness about menstruationTimes of IndiaWhen it comes to women's issues, it is generally women who lead from the front. Men are seen as part of the problem, but today, close to 100 men — and bikers at that — will be the beacon and lead from the front to raise awareness about menstruation.and more »

Menstrual hygiene day 2017: Five hygiene tips every girl and woman should know! - Zee News;

Menstrual hygiene day 2017: Five hygiene tips every girl and woman should know! - Zee News

Zee NewsMenstrual hygiene day 2017: Five hygiene tips every girl and woman should know!Zee NewsNew Delhi: Every year on May 28, Menstrual Hygiene Day (MHD) is celebrated worldwide to raise awareness about the importance of menstrual hygiene management and break taboos for women and adolescent girls. It was initiated by the German-based ...and more »

Menstrual hygiene day 2017: 5 basic menstrual hygiene tips that are often ignored - India.com;

Menstrual hygiene day 2017: 5 basic menstrual hygiene tips that are often ignored - India.com

India.comMenstrual hygiene day 2017: 5 basic menstrual hygiene tips that are often ignoredIndia.comMenstrual Hygiene Day or MHD is celebrated every year on May 28 to raise awareness about menstrual hygiene management and break taboos. The date May 28 was chosen to celebrate MHD because menstrual cycle is usually 28 days long and the ...and more »

Column: Why a monthly period is especially hard for millions of women around the world - PBS NewsHour;

Column: Why a monthly period is especially hard for millions of women around the world - PBS NewsHour

PBS NewsHourColumn: Why a monthly period is especially hard for millions of women around the worldPBS NewsHourRupa Chand Shah, a school teacher who does not support the practice of Chaupadi, teaches an awareness class at Shree Devi Mando School in the hills of Legudsen village in Achham District in western Nepal, on Feb. 16, 2014. Chaupadi is a tradition ...and more »

Broken teeth and shark attacks: 10 period lies - UNICEF Connect (blog);

Broken teeth and shark attacks: 10 period lies - UNICEF Connect (blog)

UNICEF Connect (blog)Broken teeth and shark attacks: 10 period liesUNICEF Connect (blog)From curdling milk to shark bites and rotten pickles – menstruating women are a menace to society… if you believe the myths. For hundreds of years, women and girls have been told ridiculous stories about the dangerous super powers they possess when ...and more »

You are here: Home / Blog / By the Way: Bleed without violence - UdaipurTimes;

You are here: Home / Blog / By the Way: Bleed without violence - UdaipurTimes

UdaipurTimesYou are here: Home / Blog / By the Way: Bleed without violenceUdaipurTimesI opened my face book and came across a beautiful video which attracted me at once: Bleed without Violence. A young girl was explaining the whole world about periods without fear. Women Bleed without violence in 5 days and we should be proud of our ...and more »