Periods

A 21-year-old Uttarakhand woman who runs a sanitary napkin manufacturing unit

Princy conducted research in Dehradun and surrounding areas, and also formed small groups to inform women about the risks of not using a clean cloth during menstruation.

published on : 13th November 2022

Pricey periods: Meet Devidutta Dash who breaks stereotypes about menstruation through 'Lemme Be'

Several menstrual hygiene brands today are doing a commendable job at breaking stereotypes.

published on : 7th September 2022

New campaign 'Wind Beneath Her Wings' aims to spread awareness on menstrual health

The initiative, which went live on January 26, stemmed from the need to make women in Indian villages aware about the importance of menstrual hygiene to prevent infections and infertility.

published on : 28th January 2019

Irregular periods linked to Type-2 diabetes in girls

Girls diagnosed with Type-2 diabetes have a high frequency of menstrual irregularities -- a symptom of polycystic ovarian syndrome.

published on : 26th April 2018

Menstruation matters: Hold that thought. Gotta change my tampon!

What do feminists think about the concept of paid period leave for female employees?

published on : 24th July 2017

Menstruation matters: Leave with belief and hope

How do women feel and go about their duties during these days. In the final part of the series, the New Indian Express looks at real life situations...

published on : 24th July 2017

The feminist view: How sweet but what's the catch?

Isn’t the debate over paid period leave typical of middle class talk fests? An idea that, should it come to pass, would restrict the benefit to the corporate world?

published on : 23rd July 2017