The Kerala Government recently introduced menstrual leave for girl students above the age of 18 years. The decision is a part of the gender-sensitive education reforms of the Kerala Government. About Menstrual and Maternity leaves The decision on menstrual and ..
Category: India Nation & States Current Affairs
World Menstrual Hygiene Day is observed every year on May 28. The day is marked across the globe to address societal stigma and to raise awareness on maintaining menstrual hygiene. Who launched the day? Menstrual Hygiene Day is a global ..
Month: Current Affairs - May, 2021
Chhaupadi is an outlawed practice in Nepal. Chhaupadi huts or menstruation huts are used in western parts of Nepal to isolate women during their menstruation and after child birth away from the society. They are not allowed to touch others, ..
A biodegradable sanitary napkin has been launched in Haldwani in Uttarakhand. It is a move to improve menstrual hygiene among women while simultaneously tackling the issue of environmental degradation. The Florish napkins are made up of biodegradable raw materials like ..
Women Leaders Global Forum has announced the prestigious Power, Together award to Social Entrepreneur Arunachalam Muruganantham. Arunachalam Muruganantham Arunachalam Muruganantham is a social entrepreneur from Coimbatore in Tamil Nadu. The low-cost sanitary pad-making machine is his breakthrough invention. He is ..
‘Period. End of Sentence’, a documentary that tackles the stigma around menstruation in rural India, has won the Oscar in the Documentary Short Subject category at the 91st Academy Awards in Los Angeles. The film has been co-produced by Indian ..