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Mural with a message: Guwahati celebrates Menstrual Hygiene Day

On Menstrual Hygiene Day, Guwahati installed a mural to break the taboo around the subject.

29 May 2019 3:08 PM

Right to Health

Apart from communities where period is celebrated, 70 per cent of girls in India have not heard about menstruation prior to menarche.

28 May 2019 12:25 AM

I have an ocean of opportunities awaiting me: Manushi Chillar

Chillar has mixed emotions about life-changing journey she has been on, says year has seen her growing and evolving as person.

19 Nov 2018 4:29 PM

An Indian woman spends about Rs 300 per month in buying sanitary pads

Amol Prakash Mane talks about how menstrual cup is different and adds to Swachh Bharat Abhiyan and Make in India campaign.

03 Aug 2018 4:52 PM

‘70 per cent moms consider menstruation dirty’

According to the UNICEF report, a mere 13 per cent of the girls aged 11 to 19 years were aware of safe menstrual hygiene practices in the state.

01 Jun 2018 2:12 AM

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Miss World Chillar walks for a cause

With the theme "No more Limits", the NDMC and AAKAR India organised the marathon on the World Menstrual Hygiene Day.

29 May 2018 8:47 AM

Nationwide campaign on menstrual hygiene soon

Bharti said that the secretaries of the three ministries have been asked to collectively look at all aspects.

19 Feb 2018 12:46 AM

Maha to launch cheap sanitary napkins scheme on March 8

Under the scheme, girls in Zilla Parishad schools will get a sanitary napkin packet at Rs 5 while rural it will be of Rs 24 and Rs 29.

18 Feb 2018 11:36 AM

Sanitary napkin vending machines installed at Kolkata airport

The services started in the beginning of 2018 with an average monthly consumption of 30-40 napkins per machine.

17 Feb 2018 9:56 AM

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