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IIT girls develop affordable, eco-friendly device to clean reusable sanitary-napkins
Science

IIT girls develop affordable, eco-friendly device to clean reusable sanitary-napkins

Two IIT students have invented an innovative low-cost, eco-friendly device that not only offers a solution to menstrual health and hygiene but also reduces biomedical waste.
Kerala: Student-teacher team creates affordable sanitary-pads from world's worst water-weed
India

Kerala: Student-teacher team creates affordable sanitary-pads from world's worst water-weed

A student-teacher team from AKMHS School in Kerala's Kottoor has created low-cost sanitary napkins from water hyacinth, also called the world's worst water weed.
This woman introduces eco-friendly way to dispose used sanitary napkins
India

This woman introduces eco-friendly way to dispose used sanitary napkins

Reportedly, more than 1.1 lakh kg of sanitary pad waste is generated every year in India.
Bathinda: Wardens strip female students to 'check' sanitary pads
India

Bathinda: Wardens strip female students to 'check' sanitary pads

In a shocking incident, around a dozen female students of a private university, Akal University, in Bathinda (Punjab) were forced to strip their clothes for allegedly dumping a used sanitary pad in the hostel's washroom.
Mumbai: 100+ sanitary-pad vending-machines to be installed for Police personnel
Mumbai

Mumbai: 100+ sanitary-pad vending-machines to be installed for Police personnel

In an attempt to improve menstrual hygiene among its women personnel, the Mumbai Police has decided to set up sanitary pad vending machines at 140 locations across the city.
Bareilly man sets up 'PadBank,' distributes sanitary napkins for free
India

Bareilly man sets up 'PadBank,' distributes sanitary napkins for free

Despite being a completely natural biological process, menstruation is often brushed off as a taboo topic in the Indian society, particularly among the uneducated rural masses.
Indian Railways helps woman passenger on period with sanitary pad
India

Indian Railways helps woman passenger on period with sanitary pad

Traveling during menstruation can be daunting.
After backlash, sanitary napkins finally exempted from GST
India

After backlash, sanitary napkins finally exempted from GST

After many protests, the GST Council has decided to exempt sanitary napkins from the tax, confirmed Delhi Finance Minister Manish Sisodia.
'We use ash/dust/sand during menstruation,no sanitary-pads': Maid's tale moves employer
India

'We use ash/dust/sand during menstruation,no sanitary-pads': Maid's tale moves employer

Akshay Kumar-Sonam Kapoor-Radhika Apte starrer 'Padman' brought to attention a crippling problem in India, where sanitary napkins are a luxury rather than a necessity.

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