Coming soon: SC to get sanitary pad vending machines

Women lawyers and litigants were often forced to suspend work and rush to a chemist or shop selling pads during uncomfortable situations. Now, this will soon see an end as Supreme Court has decided to put sanitary pad vending machines in its premises

Coming soon: SC to get sanitary pad vending machinesWith such a move from a bench of judges at Supreme court, the activists and gynecologist from the country have welcomed the initiative. Furthermore, they have demanded that such pad vending machines be set up in other public spaces as well. Also, this will soon see an end as Supreme Court has decided to put […]

To detect cervical cancer in rural areas, health workers collect sanitary pads

Cervical cancer is now the third most commonly diagnosed cancer and the fourth leading cause of cancer death in females worldwide. India is the second most populous country in the world. Deaths due to cervical cancer account for 27% (77,100) of the total cancer deaths in the country, according to the data published by Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR)

To detect cervical cancer in rural areas, health workers collect sanitary padsIndia bears the huge burden of cervical cancer, while the rural women suffer the most from it, because of the lack of access to the advanced medical services. Most of the women in rural India use homemade cloth pads during menstruation. To add to the agony, still, there is a lack of awareness about menstrual […]