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With the lockdown, strict curfews and risk of venturing outside, a lot of us are currently Working from Home. Work From Home is good, comfortable and helps you avoid the commute. There’s also the luxury of having fresh, hot meals at home. Work From Home also has it’s downsides, though. Lethargy, multiple distractions, prolonged lunch breaks, and more! Here are 5 tips on how to stay productive during the lockdown! 1. Have a designated work space - Your bedroom is not the place you should sit and work at, because your body associates it with your ‘chill space’. You can clean...

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The Pink Box, as you know, works in the menstrual health and hygiene field. Our two broad goals have been Women Empowerment - to enable women to conquer life, without periods getting in the way! Period Positivity - to enable women to speak about menstruation and break the taboo To kick off our work on these two, we hosted a session on Menstrual Hygiene and PCOS at Innov8 Coworking MIDC, by OYO Workspaces. Our session was supported by Dr. Sangeeta Soman, who spoke about the importance of maintaining Menstrual Hygiene, and shared tips with the attendees. Next, she spoke about PCOS, the biology behind it...

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Campaign, Community Service, Gifting, Girls in Need, Health, Increase Access, Menstrual Hygiene, Menstruation, MHDay2019, Period, Period Positive, Period Poverty -

In the last week of May, we started a campaign called 'Gift a Pack of Pads!' Our aim with this campaign is to enable those less privileged than us with access to hygienic means of managing their period. Our goal is also to raise awareness about menstrual health through a series of talks for young girls in the menstruating age. This month, we engaged ourselves with 3 gifting drives, with the beneficiary count touching triple digits! We invited Dr. Sangita Soman to speak to young girls about the biology behind their period. She also spoke to them about coping with the pain and...

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Campaign, Community Service, Gifting, Girls in Need, Health, Increase Access, Menstrual Hygiene, Menstruation, MHDay2019, Period, Period Positive, Period Poverty -

In continuation of our efforts to make hygienic sanitary essentials accessible to those less privileged than us, as part of our Gift a Pack of Pads! campaign, we conducted Round 4 of our Gifting Drive on Friday, 12th July. This campaign was initiated to celebrate World Menstrual Hygiene Day, which falls on 28th May of every year. The objective of this campaign is to enable girls in need with clean and sanitary means of managing their period. We aim to do this by weaning them off old rags and cloth, which they currently use as absorbents, and introduce them to sanitary pads....

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Water conservation has been an issue since the early 2010s. With the recent drought in Chennai, the urgency of the situation is only highlighted! But we often wonder, what can we do as private citizens? How can small actions we take help in making a big impact? Here is a list of small lifestyle changes we can make to use water judiciously - 1. Bucket Baths - Showers can use anything between 6 and 45 litres per minute. Switching to bucket baths can not only reduce the volume of water consumed, but also the time taken to shower. Besides, you...

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