Entrepreneur Anushree Dash is running a campaign ‘Periods are Normal’ to create awareness on menstrual hygiene among women of Sundargarh district, writes Diana Sahu
This made us think about making people aware of the sustainable ways of disposing of sanitary napkins,” said Ishita.
The study reveals that most women are unaware that commonly available disposable sanitary napkins constitute 90 per cent plastic and they are adding to the plastic crisis.
On the launch ceremony, one lakh packets of sanitary pads were distributed at 1,500 online locations as well as at other Anganwari centres in the state, the statement said.
Forget chunky pads, stains and rashes, a group of city women are promoting the use of menstrual cups and cloth pads, which also have ecological benefits.