The tired new mother exits a hospital in Chennai with a snoozing bundle of joy in her arms, anticipating the milestones of her firstborn son peppered with the sleepless nights of parenthood.
According to a report published by Water Aid, illnesses related to a lack of water, basic sanitation and hygiene were responsible for the deaths of almost 800,000 women around the world.
The petitioner has raised the important issue of sanitation and hygiene of girl students in government and government-aided schools, the top court said.
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.
The NCW said it had observed that such "insensitive attitude" from a person at a responsible position was condemnable and extremely shameful.The NCW said it had observed that such "insensitive attitud
The government informed the court that an e-tender has been floated for the supply of sanitary napkins to its government schools and government-aided schools and it is at an advanced stage.
The order, which was issued by state Rural Development Department minister Hasan Mushrif, will be implemented from August 15 and will benefit 60 lakh women in rural areas.
The Wednesday's move was welcomed by women groups and campaigners across the country.
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.’
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.