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Aug 11, 2018
Tribe in Chhattisgarh subjects pregnant women to solitary confinement: Prejudice disguised as customThat’s a tradition a tribe living in the jungles of central India's Chhattisgarh state follows to “protect” the health of the mother to be.
Jul 24, 2018
Sabarimala temple: Only women of a certain age aren't allowed inside, devotees should not question traditionReligion goes beyond just a relationship with Gods and is also a binding factor in how that relationship structures a people and a civilization.
Jul 23, 2018
GST exemption for sanitary pads not end of fight; affordability, policy changes still needed for safe menstrual hygieneResearch shows that only 12% of the 497 million women in India have access to sanitary napkins, and their poor menstrual hygiene was mainly because of lack of affordability.
Jul 22, 2018
Govt provides free condoms while spreading HIV awareness, so why not hand out free sanitary napkins too?The government has exempted sanitary napkins from GST after months being criticised for taxing the women's hygiene product 12 percent.
May 28, 2018
International Menstrual Hygiene Day: To progress, India must end culture of shame and silence, writes Shabana AzmiOn International Menstrual Hygiene Day, Shabana Azmi writes about the dire need to destigmatise periods and raise awareness about the importance of hygiene
May 26, 2018
Menstrual Awareness Conclave to be held in Delhi to address stigma around periods, discuss sustainable solutionsPadman star Akshay Kumar is the chief guest for this event, which aims to discuss the safety of girls who reach puberty in school environments, among other issues
Feb 13, 2018
Beyond Padman: Biodegradable pads, sustainable manufacturing and disposal system are need of the hourEnd-to-end solutions around sanitary pads need to be chalked out for a true menstrual hygiene revolution in India | #FirstCulture
Feb 10, 2018
Padman aims to deal with menstruation taboo but over 50% young women in rural India use unhygienic methods of protectionMore than half of young women in rural India use home-based or unsanitary methods of menstrual protection, according to national health data.
Feb 07, 2018
Padman, periods and Hollywood's problematic stereotyping of menstruating womenPeriods, as we — buyers of overpriced sanitary napkins and consumers of painkillers — call them, have always been projected as an ‘event’ in Hollywood. Will Padman change that representation and take Bollywood one step further?
Feb 06, 2018
Padman: R Balki says 'Nobody could've played the lead role except Akshay Kumar as without him, there's no reach'R Balki discusses Padman being a perfect family entertainer, choosing Akshay for the role and how avoiding the clash with Padmaavat benefited both