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Sanitary Pads


Suhani Jalota, a Queen’s Young Leader Awardee’s MYNA has been revolutionising the health condition for rural women in India by produces low-cost, eco-friendly sanitary pads

Every woman has a right to a clean, healthy and hygienic life. But, sadly, a major chunk of the female demographic of our nation has been distantly lacking a hygienic lifestyle. The status of their hygiene decreases exponentially when it comes to their menstrual cycles. Unavailability and costly price structure of mainstream sanitary pads often coerce women …

India is increasingly becoming the shimmering face of a global superpower. But, beyond this glittering image lies a more distressed, realistic one, which represents the majority of rural and tribal population who combat poverty each day and grapple for basic survival needs. The condition of women is even worse there. With negligible access to safe …

Story via :  Al Jazeera Arunachalam Muruganantham was obsessed with making the perfect sanitary pad for his wife. After years of work, his invention has changed the lives of millions of women in India. It all began in 1998, when Arunachalam Muruganantham, the son of poor handloom weavers in South India, realised that his wife …