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25 July, 2016 | IndiaSpend | News Mention
Mothers, Babies In Peril: 343 Hospitals In 6 States Struggle With Hygiene, Toilets
25 July, 2016 | The Quint | News Mention
Mother, Babies in Peril as Indian Hospitals Fall Short on Hygiene
25 July, 2016 | Newslaundry | News Mention
Maternal hospitals in six states struggle with hygiene and toilets
25 July, 2016 | IANS | News Mention
Mothers, babies in peril: 343 hospitals in 6 states struggle with hygiene, toilets
25 July, 2016 | India Samvad | News Mention
Unhygienic hospitals a reason for India’s high maternal and infant mortality rates
25 July, 2016 | Business Standard | News Mention
India has most stunted children in world: Report
24 July, 2016 | The Hans India | News Mention
WaterAid launches Healthy Start campaign
23 July, 2016 | Orissa Post | News Mention
Call to improve water safety, hygiene
23 July, 2016 | Daily Pioneer | News Mention
WaterAid Launches Healthy Start in State
23 July, 2016 | The New Indian Express | News Mention
Healthy Start’ to provide better water facilities in city

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Mala, Community Mobilizer and Anita, Panchayat Mobilizer facilitating the MHM session with village women and adolescent girls. Baisenbagh village, post interventionLucknow, Uttar Pradesh

Decoding GST on sanitary pads

ARUNDATI MURALIDHARAN & TANYA MAHAJAN Why does GST matter? After a year-long zealous campaign on the Goods and Services Tax (GST) for sanitary pads by Members of Parliament, activists, students and the general public, the Government on India announced on 21 July 2018 that sanitary pads will be exempted from GST, a decision that was thought to benefit the thousands of Indian girls and women who use and want to use sanitary pads. The basic premise for the zero tax movement was that sanitary pads are an essential and not a luxury item for women.  But will tax exemption really...

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