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VARIETY

 |  3-minute read
Sanitary napkin, Pad women, Menstrual Hygiene Day

Pad Women of Daula! Meet the women of a small Haryana hamlet who are bringing about a menstrual hygiene revolution

May 28 is World Menstrual Hygiene Day. In India, girls still drop out of school owing to unprotected periods. A group of village women in Daula, Haryana, decided to change that, by making and selling simple sanitary pads.

LIFE

 |  5-minute read
Menstrual Hygiene Day, Health, Women, Menstrual cup

I'm a woman doctor and here's why I recommend the menstrual cup

Using it allows women to move past the taboos attached to periods and period blood.

SCI-TECH

 |  7-minute read
India, Period shame, Menstrual Hygiene Day

How Indian women use medicines to alter menstrual cycles to fit orthodox customs

It's high time we have an open discussion about a process which is as inevitable as diet, exercise, sleep and sex.