Sanitary pads

Indian Institute of Management Indore to give sanitary pads to women staffers for free

Indian Institute of Management Indore to give sanitary pads to women staffers for free

The announcement adds to institute’s initiatives towards tackling this societal taboo.

Madhya Pradesh: IIM Indore creates national record for sanitary napkins, distributes over 18,000 pads

Madhya Pradesh: IIM Indore creates national record for sanitary napkins, distributes over 18,000 pads

Roughly half of women population, about 26% of the global population, are of reproductive age. More than 800 million women are menstruati...Read More

Sanitary Pads can be declared essential only after due process, HC told

Sanitary Pads can be declared essential only after due process, HC told

To declare sanitary pads as an essential product and to provide it to women at cheaper rates could be done only after following the due p...Read More

After beating COVID-19, New Zealand to provide free sanitary products to all schoolgirls

After beating COVID-19, New Zealand to provide free sanitary products to all schoolgirls

The government will provide funds under the policy that aims to end period poverty.

Right of women to get sanitary pads at an affordable price: Plea in Bombay High Court

Right of women to get sanitary pads at an affordable price: Plea in Bombay High Court

Nikita Ghole and Vaishnavi Gholave moved the HC through advocate Vinod Sangvikar, urging the bench to issue directions to the authorities...Read More

Chef Vikas Khanna reveals men take free food but throw away sanitary pads that come with it

Chef Vikas Khanna reveals men take free food but throw away sanitary pads that come with it

The pads were distributed along with the free food packages.

Essential items tougher to come by as stores run out of groceries and medicines amid coronavirus lockdown

Essential items tougher to come by as stores run out of groceries and medicines amid coronavirus lockdown

What and how essential are 'essentials' that are not listed in the government's list of essentials? Well, most of the essential items tha...Read More

Bhopal: Students collect Rs 60k, distribute 2k sanitary pads

Bhopal: Students collect Rs 60k, distribute 2k sanitary pads

Bhopal: A group of students who have recently passed class 12 examinations have collected Rs 60,000 and distributed around 2,000 sanitary...Read More

Lok Sabha Election 2019: Sanitary pads for women voters

Lok Sabha Election 2019: Sanitary pads for women voters

Mumbai: The Election Commission has for the first time decided to give sanitary pads to every woman coming to vote at the ‘sakhi matdan k...Read More

Dubai-based Indian teen provides sanitary pads to tribal girls

Dubai-based Indian teen provides sanitary pads to tribal girls

Thane, Maharashtra: Inspired by Akshay Kumar’s film “Padman” which raised awareness about menstrual hygiene, a 13-year-old Dubai-based gi...Read More

Punjab: Teachers strip girls to check for sanitary pads, CM Amarinder Singh orders inquiry

Punjab: Teachers strip girls to check for sanitary pads, CM Amarinder Singh orders inquiry

Chandigarh: Some students at a government girls’ school in Punjab’s Fazilka district were allegedly stripped by teachers to check which o...Read More

GST exemption on sanitary pads: Whom does it benefit?

GST exemption on sanitary pads: Whom does it benefit?

The GST Council in its 28th meeting approved rate reductions for 88 consumer-centric items which included the widely demanded exemption o...Read More

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Better late than never: Bhopal women hail no GST on sanitary pads

Bhopal: The women in city have welcomed the decision of the government to exempt sanitary napkins from the ambit of GST. It is a good mov...Read More

After numerous protests and Padman, sanitary pads exempted from GST; full rate cut list after council meet

After numerous protests and Padman, sanitary pads exempted from GST; full rate cut list after council meet

New Delhi: Following the Goods and Service Tax (GST) Council meeting in New Delhi on Saturday, Interim Union Finance Minister Piyush Goya...Read More

Indian Railways to provide bio-degradable sanitary pads in 8,000 stations

Indian Railways to provide bio-degradable sanitary pads in 8,000 stations

New Delhi: Union Railway Minister Piyush Goyal on Monday said he wants to run a campaign, ensuring that all women are provided with the b...Read More

‘PadMan’ effect? Mumbaikars can now sponsor year-long supply of pads for rural students for just Rs 182

‘PadMan’ effect? Mumbaikars can now sponsor year-long supply of pads for rural students for just Rs 182

Mumbai: Mumbaikars interested in sponsoring sanitary napkins for school students in rural Maharashtra can now visit the state women and c...Read More

Bhopal: This club distributes cotton cloth for menstrual hygiene

Bhopal: This club distributes cotton cloth for menstrual hygiene

Bhopal: While sanitary pads have become the instant answer to menstrual hygiene, women members of NH 12 Creative Women’s Club, Bhopal, ha...Read More

Bhopal: No Tension: MP’s Padwomen create awareness in tribals

Bhopal: No Tension: MP’s Padwomen create awareness in tribals

Bhopal: Priyanshi Educational, Cultural and Social Society (PECCS), Bhopal has been training women, specifically tribal women in manufact...Read More

Maharashtra government to launch cheap sanitary pad scheme

Maharashtra government to launch cheap sanitary pad scheme

Mumbai: At a time when attempts are being made to remove the taboo associated with the topic of menstrual hygiene with increased awarenes...Read More

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Awareness on Sanitary Pads: Social media posts not enough to break taboo

Indore: With awareness campaigns on sanitary napkins and related misconceptions trending on social media, women and men are found equally...Read More

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