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Sanitary Pad
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

Jharkhand  /  Published 21.10.20

Bihar polls: ‘Padman of Jharkhand’ in fray

A 33-year-old hotel management graduate turned social activist, who won the “Padman of Jharkhand” title for distributing sanitary pads among impoverished rural women and spreading awarenes...
By Saurav Roy in Ranchi

West Bengal  /  Published 29.03.19

Sanitary pads at hand to bring girls to school

A government-sponsored school in Salt Lake has set a trend by installing a sanitary napkin vending machine for its girl students. Laban Hrad Vidyapith — better known locally as AD School — claims ...
By Tathagata Ray Chowdhury in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 04.05.20

Hygiene kits for women of Calcutta

A city girl who started a menstrual hygiene awareness initiative last year is distributing reusable sanitary pads among poor women. Ananya Chhaochharia, 24, has raised about Rs 4 lakh through crowdfun...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 12.01.19

Jamshedpur public loos get pad vending units

The eagerness to earn brownie points in the ongoing Swachh Survekshan 2019 (pan-India sanitation survey) is prompting civic bodies to come up with novel initiatives.On Friday, Jamshedpur Notified Area...
By Our Special Correspondent in Jamshedpur


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