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Female medical staff in China given pills to delay periods

Reports of prioritising conserving suits over menstrual health invite flak from all over the world

09 Mar 2020 12:35 PM

Initiative in Gujarat for proper disposal of sanitary pads

The project was inaugurated by the district collector on Tuesday.

29 May 2019 3:39 AM

Women to get sanitary pads at poll booths

The polling booths are entirely managed by women called ‘Sakhimatdan kendras’.

25 Apr 2019 2:14 AM

The myth of menstrual bliss

Age doesn’t diminish the embarrassment. Or the pain. Or discomfort. You simply learn to accept.

17 Mar 2019 4:16 AM

We wanted to start a dialogue on the sanitary pad: Balki

‘It is a victory for people like Arunachalam Muruganantham, on whose life the film PadMan is based’

25 Jul 2018 12:13 AM


Wings of Change

Mumbaikars welcome the move to scrap the controversial tax on sanitary pads but feel that the actual affordability of the pads is still contentious.

24 Jul 2018 12:09 AM

Over 1,000 self-help groups to distribute pads in rural areas

The state government has issued tenders and is talking in advance with three small-scale enterprises to manufacture sanitary napkins.

01 Jun 2018 2:14 AM

Make plan to monitor shelters: Bombay HC

The court said prima facie, the Mankhurd shelter home’s condition was not up to the mark.

30 Mar 2018 2:11 AM

Free sanitary pads to school girls when needed: South Delhi civic body

Shikha Rai acknowledged that there was still a lot of taboo attached to menstrual hygiene, and 'many girls skip schools during cycle'.

13 Feb 2018 10:04 AM

Greening the Red: Promoting eco-friendly substitutes for pads

It is estimated that a woman uses up to 10,000 sanitary pads during her reproductive age.

10 Feb 2018 6:50 AM


Delhi: Girl students in govt schools to get free sanitary pads

Some girls who were earlier dependent on the programme for the napkins, were forced to use a piece of cloth for some days as their parents were poor.

04 Feb 2018 4:34 AM

Why should there be a GST on sanitary pads? It should be free: Akshay Kumar

There are countries which give it for free and it's an essential thing to make the women strong, says the superstar.

06 Jan 2018 9:24 AM

Mrs Fadnavis bats for tax-free pads

Amruta Fadnavis has promised to voice her concern with her husband.

29 May 2017 12:20 AM

Don’t tax our women

MP Sushmita Dev has started an online petition to abolish tax on sanitary napkins, in an effort to make them affordable.

18 Mar 2017 12:02 AM

Puberty lessons, free sanitary pads aid girls' education

Many girls don't know about periods before they encounter their first one. They are totally unprepared because they receive no information.

22 Dec 2016 2:47 PM