“Feminism isn’t about making women strong. Women are already strong. It’s about changing the way the world perceives that strength” – G.D Anderson. A 24 years intersectional feminist hailing from the city of joy, Kolkata, has been working on women empowerment by aiming to provide them menstrual hygiene and abolish period poverty in our country […]
India is a country with a total population of more than 1.35 billion, of which 648 million are women i.e. 48% of the total population. There are over 355 million menstruating women/girls in India. Even in 2020, millions of women across India and various other countries still face significant barriers to comfortable and dignified experience with menstrual health. (Census, 2011).
Today as of 25th May 2020: It’s been already three months since the whole country is suffering from COVID’19 pandemic, which has everyone at its hooks both the urban and the rural areas. Most of the places were under lockdown and permissions to open are only given to few grocery and medical shops that […]
This story is about Pravin Nikam, a lawyer, an educator and a human rights defender, and his ROSHINI foundation. Together they have made a significant impact in lives of numerous households. Pravin has a strong urge to create life easier for girls and educate the society about menstruation and periods. There are very few people […]
It is truly said that women are the real architects of the society and so is Miss Ishleen Kaur. She has been working with dedication for women empowerment in the field of Menstrual Hygiene Management (MHM) from the last two years. She believes that “creating safe spaces for discussions opens up new ways to think […]