Menstrual hygiene: Tee Foundation adopts 52 BMC schools

At an event organised in Mumbai today, BJP MLA Bharti Lavekar's 'Tee Foundation' foundation has adopted 52 BMC schools in Mumbai with an aim to promote menstrual hygiene and sanitation. Girls from these schools generally come from a poor background and have difficulty in accessing sanitary napkins

Menstrual hygiene: Tee Foundation adopts 52 BMC schoolsAs part of the initiative 10 sanitary napkins to each school girl per month 3,000 girls will be benefit from these free sanitary napkins each month Also, as disposal is a major issue and a disposable pouch will also be given to the girls. MLA Bharti Lavekar had started a first sanitary napkin bank in […]

MP Supriya Sule to lead #NoGSTForSanitaryPads campaign

Sanitary napkin which is the necessity of every woman is currently in the 12% GST slab. Women’s organisations across the country have protested against the decision of the government. Now, on the issue of tax-free sanitary napkins, Supriya Sule, Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) MP is ready to take on the Modi government

MP Supriya Sule to lead #NoGSTForSanitaryPads campaignSupriya Sule, Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) MP tweeted, “Women’s health, cleanliness and the facilities should not be the government’s medium of generating revenue. Tax-free sanitary pad is every woman’s right. We will put forward these demands amongst the people.”#NoGSTForSanitaryPads Cervical cancer is now the third most commonly diagnosed cancer and the fourth leading cause of cancer […]

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 […]