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

28th May of every year is regarded as World Menstrual Hygiene Day. To celebrate MH Day this year, we ran a campaign to gift sanitary pads to young girls who are less privileged than us. The objective of this campaign is to enable these kids 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. We conducted Round 2 and Round 3 of our gifting drive on Monday, 1st July, at a BMC Medical Outpost and...

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

Menstruation. Period. Some of us own it, while it's a taboo for some. The length of a menstrual cycle is, most commonly, 28 days. Of these 28 days, women menstruate - or get their period - for an average of 5 days. Hence 5/28, which is 28th May in the MM/DD format, is celebrated as Menstrual Hygiene Day! Through the efforts of the organizers and their partners, what MH Day does is: breaks the silence, raises awareness and changes negative social norms around Menstrual Hygiene Management (MHM), and engages decision-makers to increase the political priority and catalyze action for MHM, at global,...

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