Menstrual Hygiene
News  /  Published 04.04.22

Session on menstrual hygiene for women living in Kolkata slums

A group of girls and women from urban slums, many of whom still depend on unhygienic alternatives during menstruation, were educated about menstrual hygiene and healthy habits. Over 200 women from no...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Kolkata

News  /  Published 27.12.21

IIT Madras launches UnMute, a social campaign on sexual harrassment and menstrual hygiene

The ‘UnMute’ campaign was launched on October 24 in the presence of Actor Ahsaas Channa...
By Our Correspondent

News  /  Published 07.12.21

NGO gives pads to Kolkata slum girls

Over 130 adolescent girls received sanitary pads at a menstrual hygiene awareness camp in the Girish Park area on Sunday. The recipients, aged between 10 and 18 years, live in the nearby slum areas a...
By Our Special Correspondent in Kolkata

Lifestyle  /  Published 23.09.21

What Kolkata’s women think of the menstrual cup

Lemme Be Z Cup has a unique tilted shape and protruding belly that allows it to hug your body. ...
By Aatreyee Mohanta

Calcutta  /  Published 12.08.21

No school, menstrual hygiene hit

The long stay away from school — since March 2020 — has impacted schoolgirls’ access to sanitary pads, especially on the city’s outskirts and in districts, heads of several sch...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta


Health  /  Published 14.06.21

Initiating talks on menstrual hygiene

Only 36 per cent of women in India use sanitary pads during periods. Millions of women go through period cramps but they don’t talk about it. Poor public sanitisation for women in India is leadi...
By Saionee Chakraborty

Calcutta  /  Published 01.06.21

Besties on hygiene mission

Three Class X students of Modern High School are using their pocket money to help poor children maintain hygiene during the ongoing pandemic. Besties Adya Nathany, Vashita Rungta and Akshita Poddar h...
By Chandreyee Ghose in Calcutta

Health  /  Published 02.12.20

That time of the month

Menstruation, periods or “that time of the month” is a normal, physiological phenomenon that occurs in women. It indicates that their reproductive organs are ready for reproduction. Once m...
By Dr Gita Mathai

India  /  Published 13.11.20

Maoist outreach drive by NGO

By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

Health  /  Published 25.08.20

Nusrat on breaking taboos

Did the film shoots always have proper infrastructure? The washrooms in shoots were always clean unless we were shooting in areas where we didn’t have that kind of a provision. Shows were a hug...
By Saionee Chakraborty


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