Since time immemorial we have been culturally silent on the issue of menstruation, and many suffer from ‘period poverty’-lack of access to sanitary products, facilities, and education. Think of the situation, a migrant lady sitting between a good numbers of males, all of a sudden feels her periods have come, what would she do? Think […]
Rashmi Saha, a civil engineer turned social transformer and founder of Mukty Mission is committed towards the betterment of women’s health and menstrual hygiene. Travelling across the country helped Rashmi understand and analyze the lack of the sanitization facilities women goes through, especially during menstruation. She discussed the same with her parents and with the […]
Menstruation is a normal vaginal blood flow that happens regularly once in a month when the uterus of a woman sheds its lining in absence of pregnancy. Menstruation occurs when the female hormones in the body start functioning.
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 […]
A mother of two, who saw the agony in the women of her tribe during their bleeding days, pledged to provide the solution. Such is the story of Nikita Markam from the village Chitaloor of Dantewada district in the southern part of the state of Chhattisgarh. Each women of the village has to face a lot of issues during their menstruation due to lack of proper sanitation methods and lack of awareness regarding menstruation.
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 […]
Alisha Garnaik, a student who is a keen learner of Language and Literature is currently a student of English (Hons.) with Mass Communication from MATS University, Raipur. During her sophomore year, she was doing an assessment project with Sattva Media and Consulting Pvt. Ltd., where she got a chance to visit remote parts of Odisha […]
Welcome Readers! You are here reading this article shows that you care about this topic and want to be part of the team to create a positive impact. In this article we will show why and how to do that. Menstruation is a very biological process yet trapped in mystery and taboo since ages. While […]