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Menstrual Hygiene
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 in

Calcutta  /  Published 30.07.20

Teens fight against menstrual inequality

Three Class XII girls have started an online campaign to fight menstrual inequality and eradicate “period poverty” by giving sanitary pads to women who can’t afford them during the p...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 20.12.18

Flash mob breaks menstrual taboo

A girl walks down Esplanade in a stained skirt. She asks passersby for a sanitary napkin or the way to the nearest medical store. Women pedestrians are quick to offer her advice or directions, most me...
By Chandreyee Ghose in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 28.05.20

Digital menstrual hygiene campaign

The government of Jharkhand announced a month-long digital awareness campaign on Thursday on the occasion of Menstrual Hygiene Day, to break the silence around menstrual hygiene and to promote better ...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

Jharkhand  /  Published 01.03.20

NIT-Jamshedpur students pad up to break taboos

Engineering students are more comfortable talking keypads than pads. But students of NIT-Jamshedpur are stepping out of their comfort zone to tackle a month-long social campaign to educate suburban an...
By Our Correspondent in Jamshedpur

Opinion  /  Published 19.02.20

Ugly truth behind a strip search

The role of education is inextricably linked with emancipation and the broadening of mindsets and cultural practices. It is thus a sign of the nation’s failure to uphold the progressive ideals assoc...
By The Editorial Board in

Jharkhand  /  Published 28.11.18

NGO Nischay sets napkin collecting record

Jamshedpur-based social outfit Nischay’s work of collecting 5,000 sanitary napkin packets to promote menstrual hygiene among rural schoolgirls will be soon recorded in Limca Book of Records 2019.The...
By Our Correspondent in Jamshedpur


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