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5 June, 2016 | Political & Business Daily | Opinion
Time to Act
30 May, 2016 | Mint | News Mention
The hits and misses in Modi’s 6-hour ‘Ek Nayi Subah’ show
30 May, 2016 | The New Indian Express | News Mention
Raahgiri says no to smoking, tobacco
30 May, 2016 | The Times of India (Bhubaneswar Edition) | News Mention
Kick the butt and kiss life at Raahgiri, smokers told
30 May, 2016 | Orissadiary | News Mention
Rains fail to diffuse Raahgiri spirit in Odisha capital
30 May, 2016 | India Today | News Mention
These girls from Nepal were asked to photograph the things they aren’t allowed to touch during their period
29 May, 2016 | Daily Pioneer | News Mention
Udita Project to now expand to 90,000 Anganwadis
29 May, 2016 | Hindustan Times (Bhopal Edition) | News Mention
Women not sick, impure or untouchable during periods, say activists in MP
29 May, 2016 | NDTV | News Mention
Sanitary Napkins Should Be Provided In Rural Toilets: Uma Bharti
29 May, 2016 | The Times of India (Bhopal Edition) | News Mention
Project Udita: Girls in MP save money for menstruation hygiene

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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

Menstruation taboos: Reaching out only to adolescent girls is not enough

Shamed for a period stain, a young girl ends her life. It makes us rethink –is addressing menstruation related taboos by reaching out only to adolescent girls enough? A young girl ending her life because she was shamed in school for period stain on her uniform is unacceptable. A teacher humiliating a female student for a period stain in class is unacceptable. But, let us pause and think through what led to the event in Tamil Nadu a couple of weeks ago. India has undoubtedly made significant progress in tackling the much-tabooed topic of menstruation and menstrual hygiene. We have...

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