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28 May, 2016 | Scroll | News Mention
In Mumbai, a young woman wants to start a conversation on menstrual waste management
28 May, 2016 | Daily Pioneer | News Mention
NO TOILET: 63L INDIAN GIRLS MANAGE PERIODS OUT IN OPEN
28 May, 2016 | Odishanews | News Mention
Global Menstrual Hygiene Day observed in Bhubaneswar
28 May, 2016 | Doordarshan | News Mention
Ek Nayi Subah: Conversation with Union Minister on ‘swachh bharat abhiyan’
27 May, 2016 | Daily News & Analysis | Opinion
World Menstrual Hygiene Day: Breaking taboos about periods
27 May, 2016 | Youth Ki Awaaz | Opinion
Period Matters: Why You Owe It To 120 Million Adolescent Girls To Talk About Menstruation
14 May, 2016 | The New Indian Express | News Mention
The aqua guards
13 May, 2016 | Youth Ki Awaaz | News Mention
The Absolutely Disgusting Comment A Gujarat Officer Made About Manual Scavengers
13 May, 2016 | Free Press Journal | News Mention
‘Loo with a View’ toilets inaugurated
12 May, 2016 | Free Press Journal | News Mention
‘Loo with a view’ to sensitise masses against open defecation

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Taxing bathtubs, reviving rivers and saving turtles: Impressions from the State level Jal Chaupal in Uttar Pradesh

AVINASH KUMAR Do you know, if you see turtles hanging around a river, it’s a sure sign that the river is living? Do you know that rivers retain their surface levels drawing from the groundwater? ‘Can we ask the government to levy a small tax on the sale of bathtubs in this country? If nothing, it will force people to think about how much water they are using without bothering where it is coming from!’     The last suggestion came from Vikram Singh, a Member of Legislative Assembly from Fatehpur Cantt constituency in Uttar Pradesh. Many such riveting and revealing...

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