Sanitary napkins

PIL on sanitary napkins: HC notices to Centre, State

Additional Solicitor General N Harinadh informed the court that the Centre is already distributing sanitary napkins in schools under Pradhan Mantri Bharatiya Janaushad Pariyojana.  

published on : 25th September 2020

Women factory workers to get free sanitary napkins in Meghalaya

The government spokesperson said that the disposal bins with lit shall also be provided within the womens toilets for the collection of the used napkins.

published on : 8th September 2020

Let's talk periods: Rajasthan Royals ink sponsorship deal with sanitary pad brand Niine

The Niine logo will be on the back of the player jerseys for the tournament, which this year is being held in the United Arab Emirates because of the coronavirus pandemic, starting September 19.

published on : 18th August 2020

Sanitary napkins, minimum age of marriage for girls in PM Modi Independence Day speech

The government’s scheme to provide sanitary napkins at Rs 1 during his I-Day speech and announced that the minimum age of marriage for women is being reconsidered. 

published on : 16th August 2020

Give eggs and sanitary napkins to school kids, Madras High Court orders Tamil Nadu govt

The court directed the state to ask the parents to come to the schools to collect the eggs along with dry rations

published on : 4th August 2020

Provide sanitary napkins to all schoolgirls during lockdown: Madras HC to Tamil Nadu govt

The court also directed that eggs for all the children who benefited under the mid day meals scheme be provided amid the lockdown

published on : 30th July 2020

To comabt menstrual hygiene taboo, AAP to install sanitary napkin incinerators at 553 Delhi schools

The system can also be used to generate electricity or help reduce plastic, said a government official.

published on : 9th July 2020

Due process must to declare sanitary pads as essential item: Centre to Bombay High Court

The petition urged the court to direct the government authorities to ensure availability of free sanitary napkins to all the poor women.

published on : 1st July 2020

Closure of schools due to COVID-19 deprives five lakh girls of sanitary napkins in Telangana

The distribution was done quarterly, and every quarter, adolescent girls were given 30 sanitary napkins each, which generally last for three months. 

published on : 1st July 2020

'Mission Anivarya': Delhi BJP to distribute six lakh sanitary napkins among teenagers, slum dwellers

Delhi BJP president Manoj Tiwari will launch the distribution campaign in association with Delhi Police on May 18.

published on : 17th May 2020

Now, let’s talk about menstrual hygiene

Dharia informs The Morning Standard that so far over 80,000 pads have been distributed and there are plans to spread the activity to more districts.

published on : 28th April 2020

Tamil Nadu woman creates home-made cotton sanitary napkins for underprivileged

Kannama started a business of producing biodegradable sanitary napkins to promote healthier menstrual hygiene among underprivileged women.

published on : 8th March 2020

Australia to exempt sanitary products from sales tax

The Wednesday's move was welcomed by women groups and campaigners across the country.

published on : 3rd October 2018

Pad-jiji Maya Vishwakarma reaches out to women in tribal districts of Madhya Pradesh

The 35-year-old scientist, who returned to Narsinghpur district after her research on leukemia at the University of California in San Francisco, will embark on her project, ‘Padwoman.’

published on : 3rd February 2018

Here's the first look of Akshay Kumar, Radhika Apte, Sonam Kapoor starrer PadMan

The film is inspired by the life of Coimbatore-based Arunachalam Muruganantham, who found a way to make affordable sanitary napkins for women in his village.

published on : 27th November 2017